Chester, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 4,167. Population change since 2000: +11.9%
Males: 1,966  (47.2%)
Females: 2,201  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  42.8 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 21619, 21666.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $82,785 (it was $56,558 in 2000)
Chester:

$82,785
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $38,406 (it was $27,789 in 2000)

Chester CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $294,772 (it was $143,000 in 2000)
Chester:

$294,772
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $402,661; Detached houses: $422,378; Townhouses or other attached units: $414,460; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $305,609; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $228,971; Mobile homes: $638,296

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,477.

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Chester races chart
  • White alone - 3,600 (86.4%)
  • Black alone - 283 (6.8%)
  • Hispanic - 144 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 74 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 49 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chester: 108.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.2%), English (13.6%), Irish (10.5%), United States (6.1%), Italian (4.3%), Scottish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 16 feet

Land area: 5.28 square miles.

Population density: 789 people per square mile   (low).

Chester,MD real estate house value index trend

Chester, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Chester:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chester CDP:

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

225 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

This place:  5.3%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Chester, Maryland as of April 21, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Chester to the number of sex offenders is 595 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,205 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,358 (0.8%)

Chester satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dundalk, MD (23.4 miles , pop. 62,306).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (29.2 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (93.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Stevensville, MD (1.3 miles ), Kent Narrows, MD (1.6 miles ), Grasonville, MD (2.1 miles ), District 5, Queenstown, MD (2.4 miles ), Queenstown, MD (2.7 miles ), Cape St. Claire, MD (3.1 miles ), Highland Beach, MD (3.2 miles) , Naval Academy, MD (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 38.97 N, Longitude: 76.29 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 410

Chester household income distribution Chester home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Maryland:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Carpenters (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

Work and jobs in Chester: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Chester, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chester-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.9 miles away from the Chester place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 6/9/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.8 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chester-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 129.9 miles away from Chester center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 278.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 359.0 miles away from Chester center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 314.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Queen Anne's County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chester topographic map

Birthplace of: Charles Willson Peale - Artist, Rosemary M. Collyer - Federal judge.

Hospitals and medical centers near Chester:

  • THE ARBOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ANNAPOLIS, MD)
  • BAY RIDGE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ANNAPOLIS, MD)
  • ARUNDEL GENL HOSP HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; ANNAPOLIS, MD)
  • SPA CREEK CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ANNAPOLIS, MD)
  • US RENAL CARE - CHESAPEAKE (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; ARNOLD, MD)
  • FUTURE CARE CHESAPEAKE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ARNOLD, MD)
  • ANNE ARUNDEL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; ANNAPOLIS, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chester:

  • United States Naval Academy (about 11 miles; Annapolis, MD; Full-time enrollment: 5,681)
  • Anne Arundel Community College (about 14 miles; Arnold, MD; FT enrollment: 10,501)
  • All-State Career-Baltimore (about 25 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 2,287)
  • Bowie State University (about 26 miles; Bowie, MD; FT enrollment: 4,517)
  • The Community College of Baltimore County (about 29 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 15,217)
  • University of Maryland-Baltimore (about 29 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 3,162)
  • University of Baltimore (about 30 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 3,592)

Private elementary/middle school in Chester:

  • KENT ISLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 26; Location: 2739 COX NECK RD; Grades: KG - 7)

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Notable locations in Chester: Watermans Business Park (A), Queen Annes County Fire Department Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Kent Island Shopping Center (1), Kent Towne Market Shopping Center (2), Little Chester Plaza Shopping Center (3), Red Apple Plaza Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chester include: Church of God (A), Galilee Lutheran Church (B), Kent Island United Methodist Church (C), Saint Christophers Catholic Church (D), Union Wesley United Methodist Church (E), Kingsley Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Kingsley Cemetery (1), Union Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Queen Anne's County Business and Tourism (425 Piney Narrows Road).

Queen Anne's County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 83.8. This is about average.

City:

83.8
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 5.75. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.75
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.1

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

PINEY CREEK CORPORATION (Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - In NOV-30-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-24-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2009)
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In APR-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (4 times from APR-06-2006 to MAR-23-2009), Fed Formal NOV issued (DEC-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011), Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-30-2005 to SEP-30-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-16-2004), St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-05-2010)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In APR-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (4 times from APR-06-2006 to MAR-23-2009), Fed Formal NOV issued (DEC-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2011), Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2011)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between OCT-2004 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (4 times from APR-06-2006 to MAR-23-2009), Fed Formal NOV issued (DEC-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-2011), Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2011)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
UNION WESLEY UM CHURCH (Address: 100 UNION WESLEY CIRCLE , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2006)

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

  • XTRA MART(PINEY CREEK MART) (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.6%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.7% for Black residents, 7.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.0%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Chester, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Chester compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Chester (2011 data):

  • CNB: Chester Branch at 300 Castle Marina Road, branch established on 2003/02/03. Info updated 2011/03/02: Bank assets: $435.9 mil, Deposits: $385.2 mil, headquarters in Centreville, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Shore Bancshares, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Kent Island Branch at 120 South Piney Road, branch established on 2007/10/29. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Capital One, National Association: Kent Island Branch at 119 South Piney Rd, branch established on 2009/07/30. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Kent Island Branch at 60 Kent Town Market, branch established on 1986/07/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • The Queenstown Bank of Maryland: Chester Branch at Castle Marina Road And U.S. Routes 50-301, branch established on 1980/05/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $447.8 mil, Deposits: $401.4 mil, headquarters in Queenstown, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Queenstown Bancorp Of Maryland, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Kent Towne Safeway Branch at 1925 Main St, branch established on 2007/03/30. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Chester travel time to work - commute Chester mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chester CDP (based on Queen Anne's County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.19%
Here: 38.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian and Missionary Alliance
Adherents43.1%37.5%6.6%3.3%2.0%
Congregations6.5%52.2%6.5%8.7%2.2%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.2%0.9%2.8%
Congregations2.2%2.2%2.2%2.2%15.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
Queen Anne's County:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Queen Anne's County:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Queen Anne's County:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

6.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Queen Anne's County:

24.4%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.3%
State:

15.5%

6.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($60,979 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,191 average AGI)
Queen Anne's County:

0.06%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anne Arundel County, MD  1.49% ($71,660 average AGI)
from Caroline County, MD  0.44% ($42,513)
from Kent County, MD  0.41% ($31,054)


5.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Maryland average:

6.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anne Arundel County, MD  1.17% ($53,986 average AGI)
to Caroline County, MD  0.53% ($30,926)
to Talbot County, MD  0.39% ($42,557)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chester:

  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WNAV (1430 AM; 5 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: SAJAK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chester:

  • WRNR-FM (103.1 FM; GRASONVILLE, MD; Owner: EMPIRE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WFSI (107.9 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBZS-FM (92.7 FM; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF PRINCE FREDERICK LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXYV (105.7 FM; CATONSVILLE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRBS (95.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: PETER & JOHN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WERQ-FM (92.3 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCEI-FM (96.7 FM; EASTON, MD; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WWIN-FM (95.9 FM; GLEN BURNIE, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WINX-FM (94.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: CWA BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chester:

  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Chester, Maryland:
  • Fatal accident count: 22
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 10
  • Fatalities: 23
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 55
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Maryland average:
  • Fatal accident count: 261
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 378
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 63
  • Fatalities: 280
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 678
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 92
See more detailed statistics of Chester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Chester, MD)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • KENT ISLAND, 201 Tower Run (Lat: 38.968417 Lon: -76.255528), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQRF704
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/2013, Expiration Date: 05/03/2023, Certifier: John Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Route 18, 1.89 Miles Ese Of (Lat: 38.968444 Lon: -76.255500), Call Sign: KNKM880, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.862 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/12/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4
  • Kent Narrows (Lat: 38.835667 Lon: -76.167722), Type: Tower, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: KFN934, Licensee ID: L00866110
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/23/2005, Expiration Date: 07/12/2015
    Registrant: Kent Island Yacht Club Inc, Chester, MD 21619, Phone: (410) 643-4101, Fax: (410) 643-8476
  • 2216 Piney Creek Rd (Lat: 38.975389 Lon: -76.266056), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: KGL9, Licensee ID: L00009312
    Assigned Frequencies: 128.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/17/1998, Expiration Date: 10/07/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/10/2003
    Registrant: Aeronautical Radio Inc, 2551 Riva Rd, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-2132, Fax: (410) 266-2047, Email:
  • Castle Harbour Marina Store (Lat: 38.980389 Lon: -76.250778), Type: Building, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: KZU970, Licensee ID: L00004652
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/12/2003, Expiration Date: 01/14/2014
    Registrant: Sterling Properties Associates Iii Inc, Chester, MD 21619
  • 500 Piney Narrows Rd (Lat: 38.925944 Lon: -76.249667), Type: Tower, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WHV471, Licensee ID: L00014899
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2005, Expiration Date: 01/10/2015
    Registrant: Piney Narrows Yacht Haven Condominium Marina, 500 Piney Narrows Rd, Chester, MD 21619, Phone: (410) 643-6600, Fax: (410) 643-6041, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • GALDIERI JOHN V III, Po Box 443, Chester, MD 21619
    Certificate: 04-0840 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 04/22/2004, Expiration Date: 04/21/2005

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 111 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 182EB , Serial Number: R18201520
    Registrant (Corporation): Jjf Baker Aviation LLC, 1406 Queen Anne Dr, Chester, MD 21619
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2772G , Serial Number: 460, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Albert Ishkanian, 605 Auckland Way, Chester, MD 21619
  • Aircraft: FIREFLY BALLOONS 2010 INC FIREFLY 8 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 3000N , Serial Number: F8-2030
    Registrant (Corporation): Delmarva Balloon Rides LLC, 1137 Little Creek Rd, Chester, MD 21619
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/09/2001
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75L300 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: LYCOMING R680 (215 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 478CC , Serial Number: 75-5962, Year manufactured: 1942, Airworthiness Date: 10/28/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Craig K Nelson, Po Box 368, Chester, MD 21619
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182S (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 724BA , Serial Number: 18280866, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 10/18/2000
    Registrant (Corporation): My Electrician Electrical Contractors Inc, 114 Woods Rd, Chester, MD 21619
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8194C , Serial Number: 22-2299, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 10/06/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Charles R Bennett, 236 Dominion Rd, Chester, MD 21619

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$281,18621$307,269133$271,8828$121,66315$262,8230$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$352,7701$260,7108$254,3191$110,5000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$343,1904$311,61842$269,3633$116,4833$225,6001$92,190
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$156,0301$347,33029$290,9132$185,0702$294,9150$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$171,4806$335,0350$00$00$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8108.00 , 8110.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$363,2702$371,480
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$215,090
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8108.00 , 8110.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 11
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Chester

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chester, MD
Most common first names in Chester, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5174.3 years
John3773.8 years
James3670.3 years
Charles3571.9 years
Mary3180.6 years
Robert2868.8 years
George2173.2 years
Elizabeth1976.7 years
Joseph1974.2 years
Helen1879.9 years
Most common last names in Chester, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thomas2974.0 years
Jones2272.8 years
Brown2178.7 years
Thompson1973.5 years
Coleman1280.7 years
Green1271.6 years
Smith1270.3 years
Chance1075.0 years
Gardner1078.7 years
Harris1083.5 years
Businesses in Chester, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Rite Aid1
AT&T1Safeway1
Blockbuster1Sears1
Burger King1Starbucks1
CVS1Taco Bell1
Chick-Fil-A1True Value1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul2
FedEx1UPS2
GNC1Vons1
H&R Block1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Papa John's Pizza1
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