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Demographics

People

Total Population4,866
Male Share of the Population50.6%
Female Share of the Population49.4%
Senior Citizens12.2%
Employed Population 16+2,611
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married61.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher36.3%
Median Earnings25+$58,060
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$8,393
Median Earnings With High School Degree$46,932

Wealth

Median Family Income$123,266
% Above Poverty Level96.1%
% Below Poverty Level3.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time40 minutes
% Working from Home8.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone12.4%
Median Gross Rent$2,135
Median House Value$315,100

Ancestry

English19.3%
Irish18.6%
French Except Basque18.4%
Italian16.2%
Polish12%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.9%
German7.2%
Canadian6%
Scottish3.4%
Dutch2%
Greek1.3%
Portuguese1.3%
Swedish1.2%
Norwegian1%
Lithuanian1%
Austrian0.9%
Czech0.6%
Russian0.4%
Finnish0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Haitian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
African0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Ethiopian0.2%
Welsh0.1%
US/American0.1%
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Chester Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rockingham County
Standard Zip Codes3036
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.95
Approximate Longitude-71.25

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)

StationMASSABESIC LAKE
Distance7.4 miles
Jan Temp5 to 32 F
Apr Temp29 to 56 F
Jul Temp55 to 82 F
Oct Temp32 to 61 F
Annual Precip39.8 inches
StationEPPING
Distance10.3 miles
Jan Temp13 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip44.5 inches
StationDURHAM
Distance20.5 miles
Jan Temp13 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip42.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Atkinson6,829$121,906
Auburn5,222$111,121
Derry33,255$82,302
Fremont4,505$99,569
Raymond10,257$76,099
Sandown6,231$103,720

Chester Public Libraries

Chester Public Library
3 CHESTER STREET
Chester, New Hampshire
(603) 887-3404

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Chester Public Schools

Chester Academy
22 Murphy Dr.
ZIP: 3036
(603) 887-3621
Primary
Total Enrollment 521

Chester Private Schools

Imagination Station
121 Haverhill Rd
ZIP: 3036
Elementary
Total Enrollment 5
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