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Demographics

People

Total Population583
Male Share of the Population52.5%
Female Share of the Population47.5%
Senior Citizens34.3%
Employed Population 16+241
Age of the Population59

Families

% of people married31.7%
Average household size1

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.1%
Median Earnings25+$16,667
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,708

Wealth

Median Family Income$54,583
% Above Poverty Level82.5%
% Below Poverty Level17.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home16.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work30.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone69.1%
Median Gross Rent$558
Median House Value$199,300

Ancestry

Irish25.2%
German15.6%
English12.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.7%
Scottish10.5%
French Except Basque10.1%
Canadian7.4%
Italian5.1%
Hungarian1.7%
Latvian1.7%
Swedish1.5%
Estonian1.5%
Finnish1.5%
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Chester Almanac

CategoryValue
County Windsor County
Standard Zip Codes5143
P.O. Box Zip Codes5144
Phone Area Codes802
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.26
Approximate Longitude-72.59

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)

StationCAVENDISH
Distance7.1 miles
Jan Temp4 to 29 F
Apr Temp30 to 54 F
Jul Temp55 to 82 F
Oct Temp32 to 59 F
Annual Precip46 inches
StationBELLOWS FALLS
Distance12.7 miles
Jan Temp10 to 31 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp59 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip40.2 inches
StationSURRY MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance24.1 miles
Jan Temp7 to 30 F
Apr Temp32 to 54 F
Jul Temp56 to 80 F
Oct Temp33 to 59 F
Annual Precip40.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bellows Falls3,032$49,732
Ludlow881$57,833
North Westminster271$33,750
Perkinsville164$64,500
Saxtons River522$57,188
Townshend1,010$73,819

Chester Public Libraries

Whiting
117 MAIN ST.
Chester, Vermont
(802) 875-2277

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Chester Public Schools

Chester-andover Usd #29
72 Main Street
ZIP: 5143
(802) 875-2108
Primary
Total Enrollment 261
Green Mountain Uhsd #35
716 Vt Route 103 South
ZIP: 5143
(802) 875-2146
High
Total Enrollment 336
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