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Chester, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $224,426 (it was $116,100 in 2000)
Chester:

$224,426
New York:

$338,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $182,501 - $318,632

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $314,386
Here:

$314,386
State:

$393,458

Townhouses or other attached units: $236,300
Here:

$236,300
State:

$728,436

In 2-unit structures: $348,737
Here:

$348,737
State:

$650,471

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $422,887
Here:

$422,887
State:

$916,967

Chester,NY index of house prices

Total population: 3,915 (Urban population: 3,450 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 137 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 1,740 (1,610 occupied: 935 owner occupied, 677 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

42%
State:

46%

Housing density: 822 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $1,228,684.

Median contract rent in 2019: $1,204 (lower quartile is $894, upper quartile is $1,652)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $1,286


Median gross rent in Chester, NY in 2019: $1,277

Housing units in Chester with a mortgage: 709 (0 second mortgage, 54 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 221

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $111,850

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $59,314

Median monthly housing costs: $1,535


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Chester, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1966

Median year apartment built: 1980

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,062
  • Male householders: 664 (181 living alone), Female householders: 943 (296 living alone)
  • 652 spouses (642 opposite-sex spouses), 119 unmarried partners, (119 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,393 children (1,369 natural, 15 adopted, 12 stepchildren), 46 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 55 parents, 0 foster children, 73 other relatives, 103 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 12

Size of family households: 403 2-persons, 256 3-persons, 231 4-persons, 69 5-persons, 25 6-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 487 1-person, 101 2-persons.

403 married couples with children.
214 single-parent households (23 men, 191 women).

81.9% of residents of Chester speak English at home.
15.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
3.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 420 (10.3%)
(76.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.4
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chester, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chester, New York
  • 5no bedroom
  • 131 bedroom
  • 2232 bedrooms
  • 4373 bedrooms
  • 1964 bedrooms
  • 385+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chester, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chester, New York
  • 39no bedroom
  • 2351 bedroom
  • 2412 bedrooms
  • 1773 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Chester in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chester in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 21no vehicle
  • 2951 vehicle
  • 3492 vehicles
  • 1833 vehicles
  • 714 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Chester in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chester in renter-occupied apartments
  • 172no vehicle
  • 2231 vehicle
  • 1552 vehicles
  • 1673 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chester, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chester, New York
  • 41 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 273 rooms
  • 934 rooms
  • 2525 rooms
  • 2316 rooms
  • 1257 rooms
  • 248 rooms
  • 1679+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chester, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chester, New York
  • 371 room
  • 352 rooms
  • 1333 rooms
  • 1584 rooms
  • 1305 rooms
  • 1526 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 248 rooms
  • 79+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Chester, NY
  • Chester, NY household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Chester, NY in 2019
  • 49Less than $10,000
  • 253$10,000 to $19,999
  • 78$20,000 to $29,999
  • 125$30,000 to $39,999
  • 81$40,000 to $49,999
  • 77$50,000 to $59,999
  • 112$60,000 to $74,999
  • 164$75,000 to $99,999
  • 236$100,000 to $124,999
  • 185$125,000 to $149,999
  • 128$150,000 to $199,999
  • 98$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Chester, NY

  • Distribution of house value in Chester, NY in 2019
  • 76$70,000 to $79,999
  • 62$100,000 to $124,999
  • 20$125,000 to $149,999
  • 69$150,000 to $174,999
  • 181$175,000 to $199,999
  • 170$200,000 to $249,999
  • 51$250,000 to $299,999
  • 207$300,000 to $399,999
  • 35$400,000 to $499,999
  • 9$500,000 to $749,999
  • 10$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Chester, NY

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Chester, NY in 2019
  • 109$200 to $249
  • 10$300 to $349
  • 19$600 to $649
  • 25$750 to $799
  • 115$800 to $899
  • 6$900 to $999
  • 169$1,000 to $1,249
  • 83$1,250 to $1,499
  • 238$1,500 to $1,999
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 62.0%
Number of people working at home: 118 (5.9% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 55
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 169
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 226
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 291
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 258
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 77
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 151
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 10
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 46
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 94
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 292
  • 90 or more minutes: 213
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Chester

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,876 (83.9%)
  • Carpooled: 293 (8.5%)
  • Bus: 34 (1.0%)
  • Taxi: 22 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 78 (2.3%)
  • Worked at home: 118 (3.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 3.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.6%Males
  • 2.3%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Chester, New York
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Chester, New York
  • 562010 or later
  • 802000 to 2009
  • 1221990 to 1999
  • 311980 to 1989
  • 211970 to 1979
  • 103Before 1970
Ancestries in Chester, NY

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 320 (18.6%)
  • Italian: 262 (15.2%)
  • Irish: 147 (8.6%)
  • Jamaican: 75 (4.4%)
  • European: 39 (2.3%)
  • German: 32 (1.9%)
  • Russian: 13 (0.8%)
  • English: 10 (0.6%)
  • Albanian: 9 (0.5%)
  • African: 9 (0.5%)
  • Canadian: 7 (0.4%)
  • Czech: 7 (0.4%)
  • Dutch: 7 (0.4%)
  • French: 6 (0.3%)
  • Romanian: 2 (0.1%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Jamaica
Chester:

16.3% (65)
New York:

5.2% (228,914)

Bangladesh
Chester:

14.0% (56)
New York:

2.3% (100,514)

India
Chester:

11.8% (47)
New York:

3.6% (161,045)

Mexico
Chester:

11.8% (47)
New York:

5.0% (219,352)

Trinidad and Tobago
Chester:

9.3% (37)
New York:

2.1% (92,896)

Dominican Republic
Chester:

5.8% (23)
New York:

11.2% (496,813)

Belarus
Chester:

5.5% (22)
New York:

0.3% (15,274)

Guatemala
Chester:

4.5% (18)
New York:

1.5% (65,336)

Argentina
Chester:

4.5% (18)
New York:

0.5% (20,780)

Philippines
Chester:

3.3% (13)
New York:

2.0% (88,012)

Peru
Chester:

2.8% (11)
New York:

1.2% (52,819)

Nigeria
Chester:

2.3% (9)
New York:

0.8% (33,577)

Panama
Chester:

2.3% (9)
New York:

0.4% (18,115)

Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia)
Chester:

2.0% (8)
New York:

0.2% (8,008)

Other Eastern Europe
Chester:

1.8% (7)
New York:

0.7% (30,905)

Canada
Chester:

1.8% (7)
New York:

1.2% (54,762)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,169
  • Other state: 368
  • Northeast: 173
  • Midwest: 16
  • South: 59
  • West: 138

88.0% of Chester residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38.5% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100.0% lived in New York.


Chester:

88.0%
State average:

89.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 7
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 69
  • 11th grade: 8
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 10
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 459
  • Less than 1 year of college: 112
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 75
  • Associate degree: 116
  • Bachelor's degree: 234
  • Master's degree: 66
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 30
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 30
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 10
  • 5th and 6th grade: 36
  • 7th and 8th grade: 10
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 163
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 401
  • Less than 1 year of college: 190
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 273
  • Associate degree: 112
  • Bachelor's degree: 255
  • Master's degree: 160
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 20
Educational Attainment for Females
Chester marital status for males
Chester marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 757
  • One, attached: 296
  • Two: 53
  • 3 or 4: 51
  • 5 to 9: 366
  • 10 to 19: 133
  • 20 to 49: 75
  • 50 or more: 86

Median worth of mobile homes: $137,349

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 0.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 0.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Chester
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chester, NY
  • 76.3%Utility gas
  • 13.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.7%Electricity
  • 3.5%Wood
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chester, NY
  • 80.5%Utility gas
  • 13.3%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 35
Here:

11.2%
New York:

14.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 14
Here:

8.3%
New York:

14.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 65
Here:

16.6%
New York:

37.4%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability