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People

Total Population 241
Male Share of the Population 51.9%
Female Share of the Population 48.1%
Senior Citizens 20.7%
Employed Population 16+ 92
Age of the Population 28

Families

% of people married 35.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,000
% Above Poverty Level 74.2%
% Below Poverty Level 25.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 16.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.2%
Median Gross Rent $628
Median House Value $55,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.1%
US/American 0%
English 11.6%
Irish 2.5%

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

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 3,865 $56,250
Elma 654 $62,143
Lime Springs 429 $60,893

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

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