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People

Total Population 329
Male Share of the Population 45.6%
Female Share of the Population 54.4%
Senior Citizens 17.3%
Employed Population 16+ 95
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 63.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,417
% Above Poverty Level 70.3%
% Below Poverty Level 29.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 11.6%
Median Gross Rent $550
Median House Value $57,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.1%
US/American 0%
English 3.6%
Irish 13.4%

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

Chester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 65 miles NW of Beaumont, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles NE of Houston, Texas
County Tyler
Standard Zip Codes 75936
Phone Area Codes 936
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.926
Longitude -94.596

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 LUFKIN ANGELINA CO AP
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 59 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Station TOWN BLUFF DAM
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 59 F
Apr Temp 55 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 56 to 79 F
Annual Precip 54.7 inches
Station COLDSPRING 5 SSW
Distance 42.7 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 55 to 81 F
Annual Precip 51.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Colmesneil 643 $51,607
Corrigan 1,742 $32,500
Diboll 5,370 $43,963

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

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FM 1745 YELLOWJACKET DR
936-969-2353
A Title I School.
Serves 108 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.2

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