chester Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 285 10.4 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 1,259 46.0 % 32.6 %
Some College 552 20.2 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 353 12.9 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 285 10.4 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 2,119 77.5 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 511 18.7 % 18.7 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 5,527 - -
19 years old and under 1,670 30.2 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 1,561 28.2 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 1,532 27.7 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 764 13.8 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 4,981 99.1 % 84.6 %
Spanish 36 0.7 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 8 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 965 46.7 % 33.5 %
Married 555 26.8 % 50.5 %
Separated 156 7.5 % 2.6 %
Divorced 392 19.0 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 2,768 - -
Occupied Housing Units 2,181 78.8 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 587 21.2 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 1,734 62.6 % 61.4 %
2-Units 306 11.1 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 114 4.1 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 204 7.4 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 94 3.4 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 33 1.2 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 260 9.4 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 23 0.8 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 192 6.9 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 349 12.6 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 525 19.0 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 371 13.4 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 884 31.9 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 344 12.4 % 13.0 %
Electric 941 34.0 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 64 2.3 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 1,101 39.8 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 46 1.7 % 4.1 %
Wood 10 0.4 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 5 0.2 % 0.4 %
None 14 0.5 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 1,548 28.2 % 75.5 %
African-American 3,915 71.2 % 13.1 %
Asian 6 0.1 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 27 0.5 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 21,003 55,775
Median Family Income 27,989 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 15,435 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 58.62 %
  • Temperature 62.85 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.19 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 14.53
    [CDD] 0.05
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.11 %
6.0 0.02 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com