[Greater Richmond]

Chesterfield County

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Fast Facts:

  • Chesterfield was home to 378,408 people and had 145,968 housing units in 2022. Since 2010, Chesterfield has added an average of 5,100 people and 1,900 housing units per year.
  • Twenty-three percent of households were renters and 49 percent of renters had unaffordable housing costs.
Sources: Census Population and Housing Unit Estimates, Decennial Census, American Community Survey (2018-22), and the HIT survey of local jurisdictions.
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Structural Racism

Discriminatory actions and racist public policies have produced inequitable outcomes for Black, Indigenous, and people of color in the Washington region, including lower incomes and wealth, lower homeownership rates, and higher rates of housing cost burden.

Housing Context

Understanding how household incomes relate to the supply of affordable rental and homeownership units will inform jurisdictions' efforts to meet the current and future housing needs of residents.

Elected Officials

  1. Jessica Schneider

    Supervisor - Clover Hill District

  2. Kevin Carroll

    Supervisor - Matoaca District

  3. Jim Ingle

    Supervisor - Bermuda District

  4. Mark S. Miller, Ph.D.

    Vice Chair, Supervisor - Midlothian District

  5. James Holland

    Chair, Supervisor - Dale District

Equity Officer

  1. Kimberly Conley

    Assistant Director, Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Housing Official

  1. Jesse W Smith

    Deputy County Administrator Community Development