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Demographics

People

Total Population1,878
Male Share of the Population88.8%
Female Share of the Population11.2%
Senior Citizens6.3%
Employed Population 16+129
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married14.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher2.2%
Median Earnings25+$31,528
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,071
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,667

Wealth

Median Family Income$30,417
% Above Poverty Level72.5%
% Below Poverty Level27.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.9%
Median Gross Rent$458
Median House Value$55,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)63.3%
English18.3%
Irish2.6%
German1.8%
Italian0.5%
African0.5%
Scottish0.3%
French Except Basque0.3%
Welsh0.1%
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Chester Almanac

CategoryValue
County Dodge County
Standard Zip Codes31012
Phone Area Codes478
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude32.39
Approximate Longitude-83.15

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)

StationEASTMAN 1 W
Distance13.7 miles
Jan Temp36 to 58 F
Apr Temp52 to 77 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp53 to 79 F
Annual Precip47.2 inches
StationDUBLIN
Distance18.3 miles
Jan Temp35 to 58 F
Apr Temp50 to 78 F
Jul Temp71 to 94 F
Oct Temp52 to 78 F
Annual Precip47.4 inches
StationHAWKINSVILLE
Distance19.9 miles
Jan Temp36 to 59 F
Apr Temp51 to 78 F
Jul Temp71 to 93 F
Oct Temp53 to 79 F
Annual Precip46.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cadwell575$34,375
Cochran4,901$46,979
Dexter579$40,625
Dudley809$66,389
Montrose260$58,750
Rentz330$37,222
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