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People

Total Population 775
Male Share of the Population 51.7%
Female Share of the Population 48.3%
Senior Citizens 24.1%
Employed Population 16+ 349
Age of the Population 54

Families

% of people married 35.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,203
% Above Poverty Level 84.5%
% Below Poverty Level 15.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 8.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 28.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 65.5%
Median Gross Rent $734
Median House Value $199,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.7%
US/American 0%
English 8.5%
Irish 16.1%

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

Chester Almanac

Category Value
County Windsor
Standard Zip Codes 05143
P.O. Box Zip Codes 05144
Phone Area Codes 802
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.28
Longitude -72.6

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 CAVENDISH
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 29 F
Apr Temp 30 to 54 F
Jul Temp 55 to 82 F
Oct Temp 32 to 59 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Station BELLOWS FALLS
Distance 12.7 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches
Station SURRY MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 59 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bellows Falls 2,985 $51,875
Ludlow 944 $56,563
North Westminster 243 $0
Perkinsville 191 $61,250
Saxtons River 562 $52,083
Townshend 1,022 $71,667

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

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Chester High Schools

GREEN MOUNTAIN UHSD #35
716 VT RTE 103 SOUTH
802-875-2146
Serves 425 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.2

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