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People

Total Population 2,037
Male Share of the Population 88.4%
Female Share of the Population 11.6%
Senior Citizens 6.4%
Employed Population 16+ 119
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 13.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 2.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $26,667
% Above Poverty Level 66.5%
% Below Poverty Level 33.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.9%
Median Gross Rent $441
Median House Value $43,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 64.5%
US/American 0%
English 22.7%
Irish 1.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Chester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles SE of Macon, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 118 miles SE of Atlanta, Georgia
County Dodge
Standard Zip Codes 31012
Phone Area Codes 478
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.393
Longitude -83.153

Chester Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station EASTMAN 1 W
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 58 F
Apr Temp 52 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 47.2 inches
Station DUBLIN
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 47.4 inches
Station HAWKINSVILLE
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 51 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cadwell 611 $28,750
Cochran 4,765 $46,094
Dexter 571 $35,208
Dudley 773 $62,083
Montrose 246 $60,208
Rentz 352 $33,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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