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People

Total Population 238
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 30.7%
Employed Population 16+ 114
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 70%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.4%
Median Earnings25+ $28,214
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,778

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,750
% Above Poverty Level 95.8%
% Below Poverty Level 4.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.4%
Median Gross Rent $425
Median House Value $39,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.9%
US/American 0%
English 2.9%
Irish 10.9%

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 162 $41,875
Byron 110 $60,000
Deshler 670 $45,500
Hardy 146 $51,250
Hebron 1,608 $62,083
Ruskin 98 $49,063

Chester Public Libraries

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

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