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Chester Summary
Chester is located in New Jersey
Latitude: 40.781167
Longitude: -74.684234
Population: 8,081
Area: 25.89 sq. miles
Land: 25.82 sq. miles
Water: 0.06 sq. miles
Population Density: 312.94 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 328.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 908
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Chester Zip Codes

Chester Demographics

Chester Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Male4,02349.78 %48.52 %49.04 %
Female4,05850.22 %51.48 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.99-0.940.96
Total Population8,081100.00 %--
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Chester Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years5897.29 %6.70 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years6938.58 %7.18 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years6988.64 %7.02 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years5416.69 %6.24 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years2292.83 %5.71 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years6828.44 %14.13 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years1,52018.81 %17.06 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years1,41717.53 %13.77 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years5586.91 %5.03 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years3574.42 %3.93 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years4695.80 %6.83 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years2372.93 %4.78 %4.38 %
85 years and over911.13 %1.62 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)39.3-38.237.7
18 years and over5,68670.36 %75.19 %74.27 %
Male
2,77734.36 %35.81 %35.85 %
Female
2,90936.00 %39.38 %38.42 %
21 years and over5,51468.23 %71.70 %69.92 %
62 years and over99412.30 %15.49 %14.65 %
65 years and over7979.86 %13.23 %12.42 %
Male
3474.29 %5.31 %5.12 %
Female
4505.57 %7.92 %7.30 %
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Chester Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
One race8,00799.08 %97.46 %97.55 %
White
7,69395.20 %72.55 %75.21 %
Black or African American
790.98 %13.57 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
10.01 %0.23 %0.87 %
Asian
1802.23 %5.71 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
540.67 %2.01 %0.59 %
Chinese
600.74 %1.19 %0.85 %
Filipino
300.37 %1.01 %0.65 %
Japanese
60.07 %0.17 %0.28 %
Korean
210.26 %0.78 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
00.00 %0.18 %0.39 %
Other Asian
90.11 %0.36 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
40.05 %0.04 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
00.00 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
30.04 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
10.01 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
00.00 %0.02 %0.04 %
Some other race
500.62 %5.36 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)2673.30 %13.28 %13.70 %
Mexican
710.88 %1.22 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
380.47 %4.36 %2.46 %
Cuban
180.22 %0.92 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
1401.73 %6.78 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino7,81496.70 %86.72 %86.30 %
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Chester Social Profile

Chester School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,299100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
31813.83 %8.18 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
1124.87 %5.50 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
1,16150.50 %44.11 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
47720.75 %21.01 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
23110.05 %21.21 %22.81 %
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Chester Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over5,264100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
941.79 %6.60 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1713.25 %11.33 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
84115.98 %29.37 %28.63 %
High school or higher
4,99994.97 %82.07 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
68412.99 %17.66 %21.05 %
Associate degree
2524.79 %5.27 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
1,74333.11 %18.80 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
3,22261.21 %29.78 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
1,47928.10 %10.98 %8.86 %
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Chester Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported10,340100.00 %--
Arab260.25 %0.76 %0.42 %
Czech1271.23 %0.47 %0.59 %
Danish110.11 %0.24 %0.50 %
Dutch1891.83 %1.24 %1.58 %
English1,0199.85 %5.44 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)1541.49 %1.31 %2.90 %
French Canadian740.72 %0.31 %0.85 %
German1,64115.87 %11.09 %14.93 %
Greek1000.97 %0.64 %0.40 %
Hungarian2202.13 %1.21 %0.49 %
Irish1,45714.09 %13.94 %10.65 %
Italian1,78217.23 %15.69 %5.47 %
Lithuanian840.81 %0.39 %0.23 %
Norwegian880.85 %0.50 %1.56 %
Polish6606.38 %6.01 %3.12 %
Portuguese290.28 %0.75 %0.41 %
Russian2422.34 %1.98 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish1651.60 %0.80 %1.50 %
Scottish2532.45 %1.11 %1.70 %
Slovak450.44 %0.48 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African220.21 %0.73 %0.62 %
Swedish1351.31 %0.61 %1.39 %
Swiss590.57 %0.21 %0.32 %
Ukrainian1211.17 %0.77 %0.31 %
United States or American3893.76 %2.75 %7.18 %
Welsh520.50 %0.42 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)140.14 %1.22 %0.65 %
Other ancestries1,18211.43 %28.91 %31.89 %
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Chester Economy

Chester Employment

GroupNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over5,803100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
2,84649.04 %47.68 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
2,95750.96 %52.32 %51.68 %
In labor force
3,86666.62 %64.23 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
2,33160.29 %53.15 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
1,53539.71 %46.85 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
3,86266.55 %64.06 %63.10 %
Employed
3,76464.86 %60.34 %59.39 %
Unemployed
981.69 %3.71 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-2.53 %5.78 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
40.07 %0.17 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
1,93733.38 %35.77 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers3,12082.89 %80.85 %78.40 %
Government workers3138.32 %13.94 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3188.45 %5.00 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers130.35 %0.21 %0.31 %
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Chester Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations2,23959.48 %38.00 %33.60 %
Service occupations2516.67 %13.64 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations92424.55 %28.45 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations80.21 %0.18 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2175.77 %7.75 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1253.32 %11.97 %14.63 %
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Chester Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining120.32 %0.32 %1.87 %
Construction2797.41 %5.59 %6.80 %
Manufacturing51713.74 %11.97 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade1072.84 %4.38 %3.60 %
Retail trade3098.21 %11.33 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities681.81 %5.94 %5.19 %
Information2546.75 %4.40 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing51413.66 %8.93 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services72719.31 %11.49 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services69018.33 %19.83 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services802.13 %6.88 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)1594.22 %4.40 %4.88 %
Public administration481.28 %4.54 %4.83 %
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Chester Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Households2,615100.00 %3,065,685106,788,273
Less than $10,000
552.10 %6.98 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
381.45 %4.69 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
943.59 %9.41 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
1505.74 %9.96 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
1887.19 %14.27 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
33412.77 %19.84 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
32712.50 %13.50 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
44917.17 %12.76 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
28610.94 %4.26 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
69426.54 %4.33 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$109,479.00-$62,882.70$39,349.33
Average household size2.98-2.682.58
Average income per member of household$36,737.92-$23,423.49$15,252.86
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Chester Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over3,724100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
2,96779.67 %72.96 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
2286.12 %10.64 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
1323.54 %9.58 %4.73 %
Walked
541.45 %3.13 %2.94 %
Other means
270.73 %0.94 %1.20 %
Worked at home
3168.49 %2.75 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)37.6 minutes-29.8 minutes26.3 minutes
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Chester Housing

Chester Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units2,720100.00 %3,310,197117,282,697
Occupied housing units
2,65197.46 %92.58 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
2,38487.65 %60.76 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
2679.82 %31.82 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
692.54 %7.42 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
140.51 %3.30 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate0.80 %-1.39 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate2.20 %-5.10 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3.06-2.792.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.25-2.352.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units2,689100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
2,45991.45 %54.22 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
250.93 %8.62 %5.68 %
2 units
501.86 %10.01 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
531.97 %6.75 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
80.30 %4.84 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
00.00 %4.88 %3.99 %
20 or more units
431.60 %9.63 %8.59 %
Mobile home
511.90 %1.01 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
00.00 %0.02 %0.22 %
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Chester Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units2,689100.00 %--
1 room
00.00 %1.88 %2.21 %
2 rooms
401.49 %3.85 %4.88 %
3 rooms
732.71 %10.72 %10.06 %
4 rooms
1023.79 %14.45 %15.95 %
5 rooms
1585.88 %17.03 %20.92 %
6 rooms
2489.22 %17.02 %18.39 %
7 rooms
32512.09 %13.08 %11.98 %
8 rooms
56521.01 %11.06 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
1,17843.81 %10.91 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)8.2-6.05.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units2,635100.00 %--
1.00 or less
2,60698.90 %87.95 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
170.65 %2.67 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
120.46 %1.96 %2.54 %
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Chester Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas1,39451.84 %61.87 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas933.46 %2.22 %5.96 %
Electricity1565.80 %9.56 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.98436.59 %17.98 %8.06 %
Coal or coke00.00 %0.04 %0.12 %
Wood80.30 %0.21 %1.51 %
Solar energy00.00 %0.01 %0.05 %
Other fuel00.00 %0.39 %0.35 %
No fuel used00.00 %0.30 %1.25 %
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Chester Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units2,129100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
20.09 %1.77 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
00.00 %13.48 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
341.60 %24.40 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
1145.35 %22.32 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
43820.57 %20.82 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
83439.17 %12.52 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
63729.92 %3.99 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
703.29 %0.70 %0.56 %
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Chester Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage1,70079.85 %71.46 %69.56 %
Less than $300
00.00 %0.04 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
00.00 %0.48 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
00.00 %2.20 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
160.75 %8.03 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
1446.76 %22.40 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
32815.41 %18.90 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
1,21256.93 %19.41 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged42920.15 %28.54 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent70933.30 %27.01 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent31514.80 %17.07 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent21810.24 %15.56 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent24911.70 %11.56 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent1657.75 %7.69 %6.01 %
35 percent or more47322.22 %20.54 %15.91 %
Not computed00.00 %0.57 %0.85 %
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Chester Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units256100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
124.69 %4.74 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
51.95 %3.20 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
3614.06 %8.55 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
249.38 %31.78 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
6525.39 %29.93 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
6926.95 %14.22 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
2610.16 %4.36 %2.89 %
No cash rent
197.42 %3.22 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)891348.05 %45.27 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent4718.36 %18.48 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent5019.53 %14.64 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent3614.06 %12.94 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent2710.55 %10.73 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent31.17 %7.59 %7.32 %
35 percent or more6926.95 %29.94 %29.47 %
Not computed249.38 %5.68 %7.77 %

Chester Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
None1063.94 %11.75 %9.57 %
138114.17 %32.21 %31.22 %
21,39551.88 %35.05 %34.76 %
3 or more75328.00 %13.57 %15.45 %
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