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Population in 2010: 20,987. Population change since 2000: +17.3%
Males: 9,722  (46.3%)
Females: 11,265  (53.7%)

Median resident age:  37.1 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 23831, 23834.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,823 (it was $53,171 in 2000)
Chester:

$55,823
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,427

Chester CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $198,880 (it was $114,200 in 2000)
Chester:

$198,880
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $225,139; Detached houses: $237,351; Mobile homes: $22,398

Median gross rent in 2012: $947.

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  • White alone - 14,227 (69.7%)
  • Black alone - 4,085 (20.0%)
  • Hispanic - 1,573 (7.7%)
  • Two or more races - 287 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 124 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 77 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 25 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chester: 94.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (17.0%), German (12.5%), United States (11.1%), Irish (7.0%), Scottish (3.5%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 150 feet

Land area: 13.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,616 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Chester:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chester CDP:

  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

1,178 residents are foreign born (1.4% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

This place:  5.8%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Chester, Virginia as of September 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Chester to the number of sex offenders is 656 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,854 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,844 (0.9%)

Chester satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Richmond, VA (12.9 miles , pop. 197,790).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (72.5 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (220.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Bellwood, VA (1.9 miles ), Chesterfield Court House, VA (2.0 miles ), Enon, VA (2.5 miles ), Colonial Heights, VA (2.6 miles ), Bensley, VA (2.6 miles ), Ettrick, VA (2.8 miles ), Hopewell, VA (2.9 miles ), Matoaca, VA (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 37.35 N, Longitude: 77.44 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,578 (-7.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,053 (21.3%)

Area code: 804

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Average climate in Chester, Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Chester-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Chester place center killed 4 people and injured 246 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the place center injured 15 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chester-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.6 miles away from Chester center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 37.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 70.2 miles away from Chester center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chesterfield County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Main business address for: STAR SCIENTIFIC INC (CIGARETTES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Chester:

  • DAVITA - CHESTER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 10360 IRONBRIDGE RD)
  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, 2430 SOUTHLAND DRIVE, SUITE B)
  • NMC HOMECARE INC (Home Health Center, 1800 COYOTE DRIVE)
  • TYLER'S RETREAT AT IRON BRIDGE (Nursing Home, 12001 IRON BRIDGE RD)

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Heliports and other landing facilities located in Chester:


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Amtrak stations near Chester:

  • 8 miles: PETERSBURG (ETTRICK, 3516 SOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 13 miles: RICHMOND, MAIN STREET (RICHMOND, 1500 MAIN STREET) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms.
  • 19 miles: RICHMOND (7519 STAPLES MILL RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Chester:

  • John Tyler Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,773; Location: 13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy; Public; Website: www.jtcc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Chester:

  • Virginia State University (about 9 miles; Petersburg, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,635)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (about 14 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 24,100)
  • University of Richmond (about 17 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 3,590)
  • J Sargeant Reynolds Community College (about 20 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 3,961)
  • College of William and Mary (about 41 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,397)
  • Longwood University (about 53 miles; Farmville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,951)
  • Christopher Newport University (about 56 miles; Newport News, VA; FT enrollment: 4,722)

Public high schools in Chester:

Private high school in Chester:

  • EVANGEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 170; Location: 16801 HARROWGATE RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Chester:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • 103.1 is WNRN which comes in pretty clearly on the radio. Channel 48, 3, 61 and 52 do not come in clearly on the tv

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Notable locations in Chester: Chester Golf Course (A), Chesterfield County Police Department - Chester Station (B), Bensley - Bermuda Volunteer Rescue Squad Main Base (C), Chesterfield Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 14 Dutch Gap (D), Chester Branch Chesterfield County Library (E), Chesterfield Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 1 Chester (F), Dutch Gap Station Number 14 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Bermuda Square Shopping Center (1), Breckenridge Shopping Center (2), Iron Bridge Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chester include: Bermuda Baptist Church (A), Chester Baptist Church (B), Chester United Methodist Church (C), Fellowship Baptist Church (D), Grace Lutheran Church (E), Ironbridge Baptist Church (F), Second Baptist Church (G), Saint Johns Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery (1), Perdue Family Cemetery (2), Old Lane Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Chester Club Lake (A), Rieves Lake (B), Moore Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Great Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Oopey The Clown (Arcades & Amusements; 12802 Captain Drive).

Hotels: Courtyard by Marriott (2001 West Hundred Road), Hampton Inn Richmond-Chester (12610 Chestnut Hill Road), Fairfield Inn by Marriott (12400 Redwater Creek Road), Hampton Inn (12610 Chestnut Hill Road), Comfort Inn Chester (2100 West Hundred Road), Clarion Hotel Chester (2401 West Hundred Road), Holiday Inn Exp Chester (1911 West Hundred Road), Holiday Inn Express-Chester (1911 West Hundred Road), Homewood Suites by Hilton Chester- VA (12810 Old Stage Road).

Courts: Chesterfield County - Courts- Juvenile & Domestic Relations- District C (7000 Lucy Corr Boulevard), Chesterfield County - Courts- General District Court- Clerk's Office (9500 Courthouse Road).

 
Chesterfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.2. This is about average.
City:

32.2
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.0. This is about average. There were 42 monitors within city limits.
City:

29.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.0. This is better than average. There were 29 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.81. This is about average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.81
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.468. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.468
U.S.:

0.464
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.99. This is significantly worse than average. There were 62 monitors within city limits.
City:

3.99
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.80. This is about average. There were 41 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.80
U.S.:

9.39
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0344. This is significantly worse than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0344
U.S.:

0.0222


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.4%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.0% for Black residents, 9.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 17.5% for other race residents, 17.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.9%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Chester, VA

4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Chester compared to Virginia state average:

Chester, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.


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Banks with most branches in Chester (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Bermuda Square Branch at 12551 Jefferson Davis Highway, branch established on 1981/12/14; Ironbridge Branch at 12020 Iron Bridge Road, branch established on 1994/09/06. 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.
  • Union First Market Bank: Chesterfield Meadows Branch at 6401 Centrailia Road, branch established on 2004/11/01; Bermuda Square/Chester Branch at 12601 Jeff Davis Highway, branch established on 1997/11/04. Info updated 2011/08/16: Bank assets: $3,888.6 mil, Deposits: $3,181.6 mil, headquarters in Richmond, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 99 total offices, Holding Company: Union First Market Bankshares Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Chester Branch at 4400 West Hundred Road, branch established on 1969/11/03; River's Bend Branch at 13241 River's Bend Boulevard, branch established on 1997/03/17. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • The Bank of Southside Virginia: Chester Branch at 4310 West Hundred Road, branch established on 2002/03/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $530.3 mil, Deposits: $452.9 mil, headquarters in Carson, VA, positive income, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Southside Virginia Corporation, The
  • Woodforest National Bank: Chester Wal-Mart Branch at 12000 Iron Bridge Road, branch established on 2006/04/19. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Village Bank: Chester Branch at 1440 West Hundred Road, branch established on 2003/06/09. Info updated 2008/11/26: Bank assets: $580.7 mil, Deposits: $487.7 mil, headquarters in Midlothian, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Village Bank And Trust Financial Corp.
  • Bank of Virginia: Chester at 4023 West Hundred Rd., branch established on 2006/05/01. Info updated 2006/04/27: Bank assets: $165.5 mil, Deposits: $147.2 mil, headquarters in Midlothian, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Cordia Bancorp, Inc.
  • Citizens and Farmers Bank: Chester Branch at 4820 West Hundred Road, branch established on 2007/03/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $921.0 mil, Deposits: $647.3 mil, headquarters in West Point, VA, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: C&F Financial Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Chester Jefferson Davis Highway Bran at 12840 Jefferson Davis Highway, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Chester, Virginia:

  • Comfort Inn Chester, 2100 W Hundred Rd, Chester, VA 23836 , Phone: (804) 751-0000, Fax: (804) 748-5581
  • Hampton Inn-chester, 12610 Chestnut HL Rd, Chester, VA 23836 , Phone: (804) 768-8888, Fax: (804) 768-0521
  • Clarion, 2401 W Hundred Rd, Chester, VA 23831 , Phone: (804) 748-6321, Fax: (804) 796-9706
  • Fairfield Inn-chester, 12400 Redwater Creek Rd, Chester, VA 23831 , Phone: (804) 778-7500
  • Holiday Inn Express-richmond-chester, 1911 W Hundred Rd, Chester, VA 23836 , Phone: (804) 751-0123
  • Rivers Bend, 401 Liverpool Cir, Chester, VA 23836 , Phone: (804) 530-0200, Fax: (804) 530-5473
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 12711 Old Stage Rd, Chester, VA 23836 , Phone: (800) 228-5151, Fax: (804) 796-3703
  • Homewood Suites By Hilton, 12810 Old Stage Rd, Chester, VA 23836 , Phone: (804) 751-0010, Fax: (804) 751-0031
  • 7 other hotels and motels
All 15 fire-safe hotels and motels in Chester, Virginia

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 (75%)
  • Utility gas (19%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Chester CDP (based on Chesterfield County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.41%
Here36.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents36.2%21.0%15.6%3.9%3.5%
Congregations34.8%13.9%1.9%4.4%3.8%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of the NazareneLutheran ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents3.3%3.0%2.0%1.8%9.7%
Congregations5.1%3.2%1.9%3.2%27.8%
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: 43
Chesterfield County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
Chesterfield County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 107
Here:

3.58 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 180
Here:

6.02 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Chesterfield County:

8.2%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Chesterfield County:

27.3%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.4%
Virginia:

18.6%

9.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,297 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.60%
Virginia average:

11.06%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($632 average AGI)
Chesterfield County:

0.13%
Virginia average:

0.41%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Richmond city, VA  1.86% ($40,801 average AGI)
from Henrico County, VA  1.53% ($51,560)
from Petersburg city, VA  0.22% ($30,566)


8.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,707 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.01%
Virginia average:

10.78%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($412 average AGI)
Chesterfield County:

0.06%
Virginia average:

0.22%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Richmond city, VA  1.46% ($32,676 average AGI)
to Henrico County, VA  1.06% ($40,499)
to Powhatan County, VA  0.37% ($68,728)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chester:

  • WGGM (820 AM; 10 kW; CHESTER, VA; Owner: HOFFMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVNZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WFTH (1590 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: TRI-CITY CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WXGI (950 AM; 4 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: GEE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WREJ (1540 AM; 10 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WRNL (910 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHAP (1340 AM; 1 kW; HOPEWELL, VA; Owner: CHINA CAT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBTK (1380 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chester:

  • WKHK (95.3 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WDYL (101.1 FM; CHESTER, VA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMXB (103.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WBTJ (106.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVQ (94.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCVE-FM (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRXL (102.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJMO-FM (105.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJZV (93.1 FM; ETTRICK, VA; Owner: RICHMOND BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WRHH (99.3 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCDX (92.1 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBBT-FM (107.3 FM; POWHATAN, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD, INC.)
  • WARV-FM (100.3 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WKJS (104.7 FM; CREWE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAUQ (89.7 FM; CHARLES CITY, VA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WVST-FM (91.3 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKLR (96.5 FM; FORT LEE, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W274AB (102.7 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Chester:

  • WCVE-TV (Channel 23; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRLH-TV (Channel 35; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WRLH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WWBT (Channel 12; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF VIRGINIA)
  • WTVR-TV (Channel 6; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: ELCOM OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WRIC-TV (Channel 8; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RICHMOND, INC.)
  • WCVW (Channel 57; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W39CO (Channel 39; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W48BI (Channel 48; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WXOB-LP (Channel 17; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WKYV-LP (Channel 61; KEYSVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMA-LP (Channel 52; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUPV (Channel 65; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BELL BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Chester fatal accident list:

Jun 23, 1979 11:56 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 8, 1975 03:27 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 115 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Chester)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Chester, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
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: 159 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chester)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Chester)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED131$206,41762$156,471520$173,84228$67,7332$4,032,62522$140,6430$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$207,0837$170,95730$182,4443$103,4270$02$85,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$212,7921$254,110169$199,95719$56,4190$09$87,2600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$199,5374$166,648119$187,5164$74,0000$04$142,9101$199,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$200,0031$91,00040$165,2271$50,0000$02$151,8900$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1004.07 , 1004.08, 1005.05, 1005.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$170,29615$190,364
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$251,7238$270,384
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$195,0001$171,090
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$381,5001$293,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1004.07 , 1004.08, 1005.05, 1005.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 232
  • Hazardous Condition: 196
  • Service Call: 25
  • Good Intent Call: 23

Incident types - Chester


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chester, VA

Most common first names in Chester, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William14874.0 years
Mary13978.9 years
John13272.6 years
James13171.3 years
Robert9269.8 years
Charles7970.1 years
Joseph5873.7 years
George5374.5 years
Richard5167.6 years
Margaret4979.9 years
Most common last names in Chester, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones6671.4 years
Smith3677.2 years
Williams3070.1 years
Martin2875.4 years
Davis2873.4 years
Johnson2773.6 years
Harris2473.2 years
Vaughan2372.9 years
Brown2372.2 years
Scott2173.9 years
Businesses in Chester, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven6Kroger1
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's2Lowe's1
AutoZone1Marriott2
Blockbuster2McDonald's2
Budget Car Rental1Nike2
Burger King1OfficeMax1
CVS2Panera Bread1
Chick-Fil-A1Papa John's Pizza1
Clarion1Payless1
Comfort Inn1Penske1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut2
Days Inn1Quality1
Dennys1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid2
Dunkin Donuts1SONIC Drive-In1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks2
FedEx7Subway1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Super 81
GNC2T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Target1
Hardee's1U-Haul3
Holiday Inn1UPS6
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless2
IHOP1Waffle House1
InTown Suites1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's2
Kmart1YMCA1
Kohl's1
Browse common businesses in Chester, VA

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