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Based on the data from 2000 / 2013 when the population of Chester, Texas was 265 / 372

Most common industries

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Public administration16.2%
(18)
18.4%
(9)
14.5%
(9)
Health care12.6%
(14)
0.0%
(0)
22.6%
(14)
Educational services11.7%
(13)
4.1%
(2)
17.7%
(11)
Truck transportation9.0%
(10)
18.4%
(9)
1.6%
(1)
Accommodation and food services6.3%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
11.3%
(7)
Wood products5.4%
(6)
10.2%
(5)
1.6%
(1)
Food and beverage stores4.5%
(5)
8.2%
(4)
1.6%
(1)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting3.6%
(4)
4.1%
(2)
3.2%
(2)
Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers3.6%
(4)
6.1%
(3)
1.6%
(1)
Repair and maintenance3.6%
(4)
6.1%
(3)
1.6%
(1)
Construction2.7%
(3)
6.1%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Administrative and support and waste management services2.7%
(3)
6.1%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Professional, scientific, and technical services2.7%
(3)
2.0%
(1)
3.2%
(2)
Finance and insurance2.7%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
4.8%
(3)
Fuel dealers2.7%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
4.8%
(3)
Personal and laundry services2.7%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
4.8%
(3)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers1.8%
(2)
4.1%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Food1.8%
(2)
4.1%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Other direct selling establishments1.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
3.2%
(2)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers0.9%
(1)
2.0%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
Department and other general merchandise stores0.9%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
1.6%
(1)

Most common occupations

Most common occupations (%)

Most common occupations for males (%)

Most common occupations for females (%)

Most common occupations

Occupation

All

Males

Females

Law enforcement workers including supervisors13.5%
(15)
14.3%
(7)
12.9%
(8)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers13.5%
(15)
28.6%
(14)
1.6%
(1)
Secretaries and administrative assistants11.7%
(13)
0.0%
(0)
21.0%
(13)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers6.3%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
11.3%
(7)
Cooks and food preparation workers6.3%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
11.3%
(7)
Other sales and related workers including supervisors5.4%
(6)
8.2%
(4)
3.2%
(2)
Health technologists and technicians4.5%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
8.1%
(5)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides3.6%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
6.5%
(4)
Other healthcare support occupations3.6%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
6.5%
(4)
Personal appearance workers2.7%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
4.8%
(3)
Retail sales workers except cashiers2.7%
(3)
6.1%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers2.7%
(3)
6.1%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers2.7%
(3)
6.1%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors2.7%
(3)
6.1%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Other production occupations including supervisors2.7%
(3)
6.1%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations1.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
3.2%
(2)
Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers1.8%
(2)
4.1%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations1.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
3.2%
(2)
Cashiers1.8%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
3.2%
(2)
Supervisors of construction and extraction workers1.8%
(2)
4.1%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Woodworkers1.8%
(2)
4.1%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Food processing workers1.8%
(2)
4.1%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors0.9%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
1.6%
(1)
Other financial specialists0.9%
(1)
2.0%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks0.9%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
1.6%
(1)

Unemployment in Chester

  • Unemployment by race in 2013
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • 5.5%Females
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.2%Males
  • 4.9%Females

Means of transportation to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2013 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Chester:

8.0% (9)
Texas:

4.4% (499,347)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Chester:

14.7% (17)
Texas:

4.1% (467,794)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Chester:

7.4% (9)
Texas:

5.0% (576,780)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Chester:

10.5% (12)
Texas:

9.6% (1,099,084)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Chester:

17.0% (20)
Texas:

15.9% (1,822,255)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Chester:

14.6% (17)
Texas:

12.8% (1,462,373)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Chester:

12.0% (14)
Texas:

10.5% (1,201,299)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Chester:

2.4% (3)
Texas:

1.2% (142,619)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Chester:

16.3% (19)
Texas:

6.1% (699,485)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Chester:

2.7% (3)
Texas:

6.8% (775,395)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Chester:

5.5% (6)
Texas:

3.1% (281,361)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Chester:

5.5% (6)
Texas:

2.9% (262,060)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Chester:

2.8% (3)
Texas:

4.4% (403,423)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Chester:

14.7% (16)
Texas:

8.8% (808,876)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Chester:

8.3% (9)
Texas:

10.7% (976,557)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Chester:

8.3% (9)
Texas:

16.4% (1,500,904)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Chester:

22.0% (24)
Texas:

16.8% (1,536,308)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Chester:

0.9% (1)
Texas:

10.0% (913,601)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Chester:

0.9% (1)
Texas:

4.4% (398,656)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Chester:

2.8% (3)
Texas:

5.2% (472,592)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Chester:

4.6% (5)
Texas:

2.2% (197,844)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Chester:

4.6% (5)
Texas:

0.9% (86,997)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Chester:

10.1% (11)
Texas:

5.5% (503,565)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Chester:

6.4% (7)
Texas:

6.1% (563,107)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2013 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Chester:

    18.5% (9)
    Texas:

    5.7% (360,472)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Chester:

    9.6% (5)
    Texas:

    5.4% (342,818)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Chester:

    17.2% (8)
    Texas:

    6.3% (395,380)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Chester:

    7.6% (4)
    Texas:

    11.5% (722,881)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Chester:

    5.2% (3)
    Texas:

    10.0% (631,039)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Chester:

    1.7% (1)
    Texas:

    1.0% (63,352)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Chester:

    43.0% (21)
    Texas:

    5.7% (361,317)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2013 (%) - Females

    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Chester:

    9.2% (6)
    Texas:

    2.4% (124,976)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Chester:

    13.5% (9)
    Texas:

    7.3% (376,203)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Chester:

    34.1% (23)
    Texas:

    16.8% (866,565)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Chester:

    25.3% (17)
    Texas:

    15.2% (780,632)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Chester:

    17.7% (12)
    Texas:

    11.1% (570,260)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Chester:

    5.8% (4)
    Texas:

    6.9% (355,279)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 40.4%
Number of people working at home: 3 (2.8% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work (%)

Working at home - Chester

Working at home - Texas

Less than 5 minutes:
Chester:

9.2% (10)
Texas:

3.0% (277,642)
5 to 9 minutes:
Chester:

3.7% (4)
Texas:

10.3% (942,891)
10 to 14 minutes:
Chester:

9.2% (10)
Texas:

14.4% (1,317,555)
15 to 19 minutes:
Chester:

24.8% (27)
Texas:

16.0% (1,467,945)
20 to 24 minutes:
Chester:

14.7% (16)
Texas:

13.9% (1,276,781)
25 to 29 minutes:
Chester:

3.7% (4)
Texas:

5.3% (482,838)
30 to 34 minutes:
Chester:

4.6% (5)
Texas:

14.3% (1,309,699)
35 to 39 minutes:
Chester:

4.6% (5)
Texas:

2.4% (219,873)
40 to 44 minutes:
Chester:

4.6% (5)
Texas:

3.1% (280,916)
45 to 59 minutes:
Chester:

9.2% (10)
Texas:

7.6% (692,006)
90 or more minutes:
Chester:

9.2% (10)
Texas:

2.4% (218,800)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work - Chester

Means of transportation to work - Texas

Drove car alone:
Chester:

83.5% (91)
Texas:

77.7% (7,115,590)
Carpooled:
Chester:

7.3% (8)
Texas:

14.5% (1,326,012)
Other means:
Chester:

6.4% (7)
Texas:

0.9% (86,692)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Drove alone:
Chester:

91.9% (91)
Texas:

84.3% (7,115,590)
In 2 person carpool:
Chester:

6.1% (6)
Texas:

11.6% (982,994)
In 3 person carpool:
Chester:

2.0% (2)
Texas:

2.4% (201,602)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Chester:

67.6% (75)
Texas:

69.6% (6,425,274)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Chester:

3.6% (4)
Texas:

5.7% (526,631)
Local government workers:
Chester:

1.8% (2)
Texas:

6.6% (608,479)
State government workers:
Chester:

22.5% (25)
Texas:

5.4% (501,082)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Chester:

4.5% (5)
Texas:

7.1% (653,527)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Chester:

75.5% (37)
Texas:

72.7% (3,684,731)
State government workers - Males:
Chester:

24.5% (12)
Texas:

3.8% (190,371)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Chester:

61.3% (38)
Texas:

65.8% (2,740,543)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Chester:

6.5% (4)
Texas:

8.5% (353,147)
Local government workers - Females:
Chester:

3.2% (2)
Texas:

8.3% (347,675)
State government workers - Females:
Chester:

21.0% (13)
Texas:

7.5% (310,711)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Chester:

8.1% (5)
Texas:

5.4% (225,416)
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