For population 25 years and over in Chester:
For population 15 years and over in Chester town:
11 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,031 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (71.2 miles , pop. 56,690).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (520.9 miles , pop. 480,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (1037.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Joplin, MT (3.1 miles ), Inverness, MT (3.6 miles) , Rudyard, MT (4.4 miles ), Hingham, MT (5.0 miles) , Gildford, MT (5.6 miles) , South Toole, MT (5.9 miles ), Kremlin, MT (6.4 miles) , Shelby, MT (6.4 miles ).
Latitude: 48.51 N, Longitude: 110.97 W
Area code: 406
Population change in the 1990s: -70 (-7.4%).
Work and jobs in Chester: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Chester, Montana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Chester-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/16/1994 at 11:03:41, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.1 ML, 4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 16.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1991 at 09:24:07, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.6 miles away from Chester center
On 7/2/1992 at 13:09:50, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/20/2003 at 02:38:05, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 62.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/28/2005 at 17:13:35, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 16.9 mi) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from Chester center
On 1/1/1993 at 15:57:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.3 ML, 3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Liberty County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospital/medical center in Chester:
Airports located in Chester:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chester:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.0. This is about average. There were 42 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.0. This is better than average. There were 29 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.81. This is about average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.99. This is significantly worse than average. There were 62 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.80. This is about average. There were 41 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Chester and their reported violations in the past:CHESTER TOWN OF (Population served: 963, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:RIVERVIEW COLONY (Population served: 123, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 7.3%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
60 people in nursing homes in 2000
Chester compared to Montana state average:
Banks with branches in Chester (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Chester (based on Liberty County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.51%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Chester government finances in 2002(per resident):
3.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,269 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
7.28% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,267 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Chester fatal accident list:
Nov 8, 2002 11:55 PM, Us-2, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,010
Total average daily truck traffic: 40
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 2,392
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chester)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Chester, MT)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chester)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Chester)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.