Chester, Vermont

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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

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

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,044 100%
Male 1,470 48.3%
Female 1,574 51.7%
Under 18 731 24%
18+ 2,313 76%
65+ 491 16.1%
Median Age 41.9
Average Family Size 2.86
White 3,006 98.8%
African-American 10 0.3%
Asian 7 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 1 0%
Mixed Race 17 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 0.7%

Estimated Chester Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,112
Growth 68
Growth % 2.2%

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
English 20.1%
US/American 11.9%
Irish 11.3%
German 9.8%
French (except Basque) 9.4%
French Canadian 5.8%
Italian 5.3%
Scottish 5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.5%
Finnish 2.3%
Polish 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Swedish 1.8%
Dutch 1.3%
Russian 1.3%
Norwegian 1.1%
Swiss 0.7%
Danish 0.4%
British 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Northern European 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
European 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Jamaican 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Chester 3,044 $47,083
Bellows Falls 3,165 $45,688
Ludlow 958 $40,703
North Westminster 271 $55,417
Perkinsville 142 $24,583
Saxtons River 519 $45,893
Townshend 1,149 $41,759
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Chester High Schools (2004)

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Serves 425 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.2

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