Demographics

People

Total Population268
Male Share of the Population45.9%
Female Share of the Population54.1%
Senior Citizens21.6%
Employed Population 16+118
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married67.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.2%
Median Earnings25+$27,813
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,979

Wealth

Median Family Income$54,250
% Above Poverty Level86.9%
% Below Poverty Level13.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home9.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.1%
Median Gross Rent$0
Median House Value$45,200

Ancestry

German29.1%
Irish8.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.6%
Czech4.1%
English3.7%
Scottish1.5%
Swedish1.5%
Welsh1.1%
French Except Basque1.1%
Danishn0.7%
Italian0.7%
Dutch0.7%
Hungarian0.7%
Swiss0.4%
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Chester Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyThayer 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
Alexandria153$57,000
Byron95$56,250
Deshler711$53,214
Hardy186$39,500
Hebron1,694$64,716
Ruskin97$54,583
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