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Demographics

People

Total Population241
Male Share of the Population51.9%
Female Share of the Population48.1%
Senior Citizens30.7%
Employed Population 16+117
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married65.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.2%
Median Earnings25+$26,316
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,635

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,750
% Above Poverty Level85.1%
% Below Poverty Level14.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home9.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.3%
Median Gross Rent$425
Median House Value$38,500

Ancestry

German35.7%
Irish11.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.7%
Czech2.5%
English1.7%
Swedish1.2%
Swiss1.2%
Welsh0.8%
Scottish0.8%
Italian0.8%
Dutch0.8%
French Except Basque0.8%
Norwegian0.8%
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Chester Almanac

CategoryValue
County Thayer County
Standard Zip Codes68327
Phone Area Codes402
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.02
Approximate Longitude-97.62

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)

StationHEBRON
Distance12.1 miles
Jan Temp12 to 34 F
Apr Temp37 to 63 F
Jul Temp65 to 89 F
Oct Temp39 to 67 F
Annual Precip29.7 inches
StationLOVEWELL DAM
Distance23.3 miles
Jan Temp13 to 36 F
Apr Temp38 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 90 F
Oct Temp40 to 68 F
Annual Precip27.1 inches
StationCONCORDIA BLOSSER AP
Distance31.9 miles
Jan Temp17 to 36 F
Apr Temp41 to 64 F
Jul Temp67 to 91 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip28.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alexandria169$42,500
Byron84$57,500
Deshler650$46,964
Hardy137$53,250
Hebron1,573$61,625
Ruskin100$49,063
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