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Chesterfield is a town in Madison County, in the Anderson metro area. (The community straddles Madison and Delaware counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for a local settler and trader named McChester
The latitude of Chesterfield is 40.112N. The longitude is -85.596W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 909 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,886.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Chesterfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Madison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Anderson area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47334 ZIP code.
19% of Chesterfield residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chesterfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chesterfield was $18,738, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Chesterfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Chesterfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $373. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $685.
Madison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chesterfield political report.
The average commute time for Chesterfield workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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