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People

Total Population 263
Male Share of the Population 53.2%
Female Share of the Population 46.8%
Senior Citizens 20.5%
Employed Population 16+ 105
Age of the Population 26

Families

% of people married 31.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.9%
Median Earnings25+ $33,125
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,750
% Above Poverty Level 78.2%
% Below Poverty Level 21.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 14.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.2%
Median Gross Rent $614
Median House Value $53,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.9%
US/American 0%
English 11%
Irish 9.1%

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

Notes:

  • 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
Station PRESTON
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cresco 3,871 $51,346
Elma 629 $60,125
Lime Springs 475 $60,750
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