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Chesterfield, MO
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Living in Chesterfield



Chesterfield is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 49,327 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Chesterfield is the 14th largest community in Missouri.

Chesterfield home prices are not only among the most expensive in Missouri, but Chesterfield real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Also of interest is that Chesterfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Chesterfield telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 17.03% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Chesterfield is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Chesterfield really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Chesterfield perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

If knowledge is power, Chesterfield is a pretty powerful place. 70.38% of the adults in Chesterfield have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Chesterfield in 2018 was $68,038, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $272,152 for a family of four.

Chesterfield is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Chesterfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chesterfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Chesterfield include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Russian.

In addition, Chesterfield has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.38%).

The most common language spoken in Chesterfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.