chester Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 447 15.9 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 1,307 46.6 % 32.8 %
Some College 434 15.5 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 359 12.8 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 259 9.2 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 1,992 71.0 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 488 17.4 % 17.4 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 5,543 - -
19 years old and under 1,545 27.9 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 1,534 27.7 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 1,658 29.9 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 806 14.5 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 5,044 98.9 % 84.8 %
Spanish 52 1.0 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 3 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 969 48.0 % 33.2 %
Married 526 26.1 % 50.6 %
Separated 114 5.6 % 2.6 %
Divorced 409 20.3 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 2,774 - -
Occupied Housing Units 2,149 77.5 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 625 22.5 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 1,915 69.0 % 61.5 %
2-Units 210 7.6 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 72 2.6 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 184 6.6 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 81 2.9 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 31 1.1 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 253 9.1 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 28 1.0 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 211 7.6 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 303 10.9 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 630 22.7 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 465 16.8 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 778 28.0 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 308 11.1 % 13.1 %
Electric 901 32.5 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 85 3.1 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 1,059 38.2 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 71 2.6 % 4.2 %
Wood 9 0.3 % 1.9 %
Other Fuel 11 0.4 % 0.4 %
None 13 0.5 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 1,648 30.4 % 75.7 %
African-American 3,736 68.9 % 13.1 %
Asian 10 0.2 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 31 0.6 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 22,639 53,657
Median Family Income 32,250 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 15,435 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 61.29 %
  • Temperature 90.42 ℉
  • Rainfall 4.6 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 14.76
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