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People

Total Population 4,802
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 9.7%
Employed Population 16+ 2,571
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 58.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 32.2%
Median Earnings25+ $50,063
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $6,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $47,617

Wealth

Median Family Income $114,359
% Above Poverty Level 95.5%
% Below Poverty Level 4.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 36 minutes
% Working from Home 6.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 13%
Median Gross Rent $1,634
Median House Value $308,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9%
US/American 0%
English 20.1%
Irish 24%

Chester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles E of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 42 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Rockingham
Standard Zip Codes 03036
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.956
Longitude -71.257

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 MASSABESIC LAKE
Distance 7.4 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 32 F
Apr Temp 29 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 82 F
Oct Temp 32 to 61 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches
Station EPPING
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Station DURHAM
Distance 20.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Atkinson 6,788 $105,799
Auburn 5,078 $108,833
Derry 33,180 $80,816
Fremont 4,375 $90,791
Raymond 10,202 $73,143
Sandown 6,133 $93,681

Chester Public Libraries

Library
Chester Public Library
3 CHESTER STREET
Chester, New Hampshire
(603) 887-3404

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