Chester, California

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Population in 2010: 2,144.
Population change since 2000: -7.4%
Males: 1,214  (56.6%)
Females: 930  (43.4%)
Median resident age:

50.0 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 96020.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,292 (it was $33,413 in 2000)
Chester:

$45,292
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,656 (it was $17,569 in 2000)

Chester CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $194,385 (it was $120,400 in 2000)
Chester:

$194,385
CA:

$509,400

Median gross rent in 2017: $857.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chester: 95.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.9%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 15.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.9% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Chester, CA (2010)
    • 1,82885.3%White alone
    • 1788.3%Hispanic
    • 632.9%Two or more races
    • 411.9%American Indian alone
    • 211.0%Asian alone
    • 70.3%Black alone
    • 40.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.09%Other race alone

Races in Chester detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Chester, California as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chester is 318 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (21.1%), American (18.1%), English (8.4%), European (5.9%), Italian (4.4%), Danish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4528 feet

Land area: 7.23 square miles.

Population density: 297 people per square mile   (very low).

Chester, California map

168 residents are foreign born (4.0% Latin America, 1.7% Europe).

This place:

7.3%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,575 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,437 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chico, CA (50.3 miles , pop. 59,954).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (121.5 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (457.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Lake Almanor West, CA (2.2 miles ),
Lake Almanor Country Club, CA (2.4 miles ),
Lake Almanor Peninsula, CA (2.4 miles ),
Almanor, CA (2.6 miles),
Hamilton Branch, CA (2.8 miles ),
Prattville, CA (2.8 miles),
Warner Valley, CA (3.0 miles),
East Shore, CA (3.0 miles)

Latitude: 40.30 N, Longitude: 121.23 W

Area code: 530

Distribution of median household income in Chester, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Chester, CA in 2017
Chester satellite photo by USGS

Chester tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

12.8%
California:

4.6%
Most common industries in Chester, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (14.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.7%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (20.7%)
  • Construction (15.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.4%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Utilities (3.6%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.4%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Wood products (7.7%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Chester, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.3%)
  • Woodworkers (4.3%)
  • Construction laborers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.9%)

Average climate in Chester, California

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Chester, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.0. This is better than average.

City:

61.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 40.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

40.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 18.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.0
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Chester-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 538% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 185.3 miles away from Chester center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 197.2 miles away from Chester center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 228.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 149.4 miles away from Chester center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 170.1 miles away from Chester center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 209.1 miles away from Chester center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Plumas County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chester topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Chester:

  • SENECA DISTRICT HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 130 BRENTWOOD DRIVE)
  • SENECA DISTRICT HOSPITAL (130 BRENTWOOD DR)

Airports and heliports located in Chester:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chester:

  • Butte College (about 51 miles; Oroville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,649)
  • California State University-Chico (about 52 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Shasta College (about 62 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Yuba College (about 83 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 92 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 92 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • Sierra College (about 105 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)

Public high schools in Chester:

Public elementary/middle school in Chester:

Private elementary/middle school in Chester:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Chester: Almanor Ranger Station (A), Chester Fire Department (B), Chester Fire Protection District (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chester include: Wesleyan Church (A), Our Savior Lutheran Church (B), Community United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Chester: Chester Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Antlers Motel (Highway 36).

Plumas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chester and their reported violations in the past:

CHESTER PUBLIC U.D. (Population served: 2,645, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-30-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-30-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2006)
NORTHSHORE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chester that have no violations reported:

  • PLUMAS PINES RESORT (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

61.6%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.1%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
12 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
33 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Chester (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Chester Branch at 236 Main Street, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Plumas Bank: Chester Branch at 225 Main Street, branch established on 1955/11/07. Info updated 2008/11/12: Bank assets: $454.3 mil, Deposits: $391.8 mil, headquarters in Quincy, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Plumas Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Chester:

Marital status in Chester, CA
  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Chester:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Chester
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chester, CA (based on Plumas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,66723
Catholic1,2164
Mainline Protestant8468
Other7646
None15,514-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Here:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Plumas County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Plumas County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Plumas County:

18.46 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.0%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Plumas County:

13.9%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Chester:

46.2%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chester:

40.4%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Chester:

28.9
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Chester:

25.0%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Chester:

10.7%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Chester:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chester:

35.9%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Chester:

50.5%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.5%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chester, CA Residents

6.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,133 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
California average:

5.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Washoe County, NV  0.94% ($44,221 average AGI)
to Butte County, CA  0.47% ($33,794)
to Lassen County, CA  0.37% ($47,926)
Businesses in Chester, CA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Jones New York1
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Decora Cabinetry1True Value1
FedEx1UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in Chester:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPCO (1370 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNRO (1670 AM; 10 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KPAY (1290 AM; 5 kW; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chester:

  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTOR (99.7 FM; WESTWOOD, CA; Owner: SIERRA RADIO, INC.)
  • KBNF (98.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K209AY (89.7 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: THE UNIV. FOUND. CA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KHJQ (92.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRDG (105.3 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KLVB-FM (102.7 FM; RED BLUFF, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K216CF (91.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLVC (88.3 FM; MAGALIA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZAP (96.7 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC.)
  • KHSL-FM (103.5 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHRD (103.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KNCQ (97.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • KCHO (91.7 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: UNIV. FOUNDATION/CA. ST. UNIV. CHICO)
  • KNCA (89.7 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER ED.)
  • KKXS (96.1 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KRRX (106.1 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KMXI (95.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFMF (93.9 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC)
Chester fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Chester fatal accident list:

Oct 5, 2013 09:05 PM, Cr-Aspen St, 1st Ave, Lat: 40.306289, Lon: -121.227411, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 19.4mTotal length
  • 10,410Total average daily traffic
  • 748Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,918Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chester)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Chester, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chester)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-A1B6D (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 34205 , Serial Number: 177RG0982, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 07/29/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 01/07/1993
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Craig Mcdonald, 115 Osprey Loop, Chester, CA 96020, Other Owners: Sue Mcdonald
  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRCRAFT CORP. M20K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 39252 , Serial Number: 25-1200, Year manufactured: 1989, Airworthiness Date: 01/18/1989, Certificate Issue Date: 04/23/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Zephyr Aviation Leasing LLC, 134 Goose Bay View Trl, Chester, CA 96020
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 666RG , Serial Number: 24-1323, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 08/24/1982, Certificate Issue Date: 02/15/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Zephyr Aviation Leasing LLC, 134 Goose Bay View Trl, Chester, CA 96020
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1746P , Serial Number: 22-2537, Year manufactured: 1954, Certificate Issue Date: 07/24/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Nolan D Gamble, Po Box 1111, Chester, CA 96020
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/20/2018
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2286V , Serial Number: 14516, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 06/05/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 06/20/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Peter Larson, 116 Marion Trl, Chester, CA 96020
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/03/2018

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 17. The highest number of reported fires - 25 took place in 2013, and the least - 3 in 2007. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Chester, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (48.9%), and Outside Fires (41.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Chester, CA
    • 11348.9%Structure Fires
    • 9641.6%Outside Fires
    • 114.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 114.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chester, CA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chester, CA
  • 63.0%Wood
  • 15.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.3%Electricity
  • 2.2%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Solar energy
  • 0.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chester, CA
  • 41.6%Wood
  • 24.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.0%Electricity
  • 3.5%Utility gas


Chester compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Chester on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
There are 7 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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