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People

Total Population 11,938
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 12.5%
Employed Population 16+ 6,169
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 49.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35.4%
Median Earnings25+ $52,054
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,328
Median Earnings With High School Degree $37,009

Wealth

Median Family Income $100,038
% Above Poverty Level 95.7%
% Below Poverty Level 4.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 37 minutes
% Working from Home 8.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation 6.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 22.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,371
Median House Value $296,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.2%
US/American 0.1%
English 2.4%
Irish 19.7%

Chester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles N of Wayne, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 43 miles N of Newark, New Jersey
County Orange
Standard Zip Codes 10918
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.362
Longitude -74.271

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 MIDDLETOWN 2 NW
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
Station SUFFERN
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Station HIGH POINT PARK
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Harriman 2,771 $64,523
Maybrook 3,022 $85,804

Chester Public Libraries

Library
Chester Public Library
1784 KINGS HIGHWAY
Chester, New York
(845) 469-4252
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