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People

Total Population 7,924
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 14.6%
Employed Population 16+ 3,670
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 68.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 68.4%
Median Earnings25+ $84,005
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $13,667
Median Earnings With High School Degree $40,765

Wealth

Median Family Income $169,640
% Above Poverty Level 92.5%
% Below Poverty Level 7.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 36 minutes
% Working from Home 8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation 2.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 9.5%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $671,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.9%
US/American 0.2%
English 14.4%
Irish 27.8%

Chester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles W of Parsippany, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 27 miles W of Newark, New Jersey
County Morris
Standard Zip Codes 07930
Phone Area Codes 908
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.784
Longitude -74.697

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 LONG VALLEY
Distance 4.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Station SOMERVILLE 4 NW
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 47.7 inches
Station FLEMINGTON 5 NNW
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bedminster 8,221 $127,500
Far Hills 1,101 $118,750
Mendham 5,877 $175,192
Mount Olive 28,530 $108,150
Randolph 25,877 $140,482
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WEST MORRIS CENTRAL HIGH
BARTLEY ROAD
908-879-5212
Serves 1,257 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

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