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People

Total Population 231
Male Share of the Population 48.1%
Female Share of the Population 51.9%
Senior Citizens 34.6%
Employed Population 16+ 107
Age of the Population 54

Families

% of people married 71.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,750
% Above Poverty Level 93.5%
% Below Poverty Level 6.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.2%
Median Gross Rent $429
Median House Value $43,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.4%
US/American 0%
English 2.2%
Irish 9.1%

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

Chester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 74 miles SW of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 123 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Thayer
Standard Zip Codes 68327, 68429
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.01
Longitude -97.618

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 HEBRON
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 34 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 39 to 67 F
Annual Precip 29.7 inches
Station LOVEWELL DAM
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 90 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 27.1 inches
Station CONCORDIA BLOSSER AP
Distance 31.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 28.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alexandria 151 $41,250
Byron 102 $60,000
Deshler 621 $46,250
Hardy 153 $51,250
Hebron 1,627 $70,357
Ruskin 116 $36,875

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

Chester Public Libraries

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Chester Public Library
PO BOX 335
Chester, Nebraska
(402) 324-5755

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