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People

Total Population 884
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 29.9%
Employed Population 16+ 375
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 53.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.8%
Median Earnings25+ $29,423
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,188
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,806

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,556
% Above Poverty Level 97.5%
% Below Poverty Level 2.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 8 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 11.4%
% Using Public Transportation 1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 42.8%
Median Gross Rent $531
Median House Value $112,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.3%
US/American 0%
English 7.7%
Irish 14.6%

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

Chester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 71 miles N of Great Falls, Montana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 528 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Liberty
Standard Zip Codes 59522
Phone Area Codes 406
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.51
Longitude -110.977

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 CHESTER
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 28 F
Apr Temp 29 to 58 F
Jul Temp 51 to 83 F
Oct Temp 28 to 59 F
Annual Precip 10.5 inches
Station TIBER DAM
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 32 F
Apr Temp 31 to 61 F
Jul Temp 53 to 86 F
Oct Temp 32 to 64 F
Annual Precip 10.3 inches
Station GILDFORD
Distance 31.3 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 28 F
Apr Temp 30 to 59 F
Jul Temp 51 to 84 F
Oct Temp 30 to 59 F
Annual Precip 11 inches

Chester Public Libraries

Library
Liberty County Library
100 EAST 1ST STREET
Chester, Montana
(406) 759-5445

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  • Educates about 4,500 undergraduate and graduate students per academic year at two campuses in New Jersey as well as five satellite locations in New Jersey and Singapore.
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Chester High Schools

CHESTER HIGH SCHOOL
SCHOOL AND MAIN
406-759-5108
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 83 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.6

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