Chester, Texas

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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

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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
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Chester Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 265 100%
Male 125 47.2%
Female 140 52.8%
Under 18 61 23%
18+ 204 77%
65+ 36 13.6%
Median Age 33.2
Average Family Size 3.08
White 259 97.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 1.1%
Mixed Race 2 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 3.4%

Estimated Chester Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 261
Growth -4
Growth % -1.5%

Chester Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 35.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.5%
German 15.4%
Irish 8.2%
English 6.6%
French (except Basque) 4.4%
Scottish 4.4%
Italian 1.1%
Polish 1.1%
Dutch 1.1%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Chester 265 $46,875
Colmesneil 638 $28,375
Corrigan 1,721 $24,830
Diboll 5,470 $31,524
Seven Oaks 131 $34,750
Woodville 2,415 $31,000
Zavalla 647 $28,750
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Chester High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 108 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.2

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