Chester, Iowa

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Chester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles S of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Howard
Standard Zip Codes 52134
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.491
Longitude -92.36

Chester Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CRESCO 1 NE
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
Station AUSTIN 3 S
Distance 32.4 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches
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Chester Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 151 100%
Male 68 45%
Female 83 55%
Under 18 29 19.2%
18+ 122 80.8%
65+ 43 28.5%
Median Age 47.8
Average Family Size 2.64
White 150 99.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.7%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 1.3%

Estimated Chester Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 142
Growth -9
Growth % -6%

Chester Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 50%
Norwegian 16.7%
English 15.9%
Dutch 5.3%
US/American 3.8%
Italian 3%
Danish 2.3%
Swedish 1.5%
Scottish 1.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Chester 151 $40,625
Cresco 3,905 $43,682
Elma 598 $40,417
Lime Springs 496 $39,063
McIntire 173 $38,750
Riceville 840 $41,786
Stacyville 469 $36,944
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