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Based on the data from 2000 / 2009 when the population of Chester, Texas was 265 / 260

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 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, 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 by race in 2000:

Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 2.2%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 4.9%

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008 (%)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008 (%) - Males

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008 (%) - Females

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

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008:
12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Chester:

30.1% (43)
Texas:

4.1% (433,263)
    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Chester:

    42.9% (36)
    Texas:

    5.2% (307,043)
    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
    Chester:

    11.9% (7)
    Texas:

    2.6% (126,220)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Chester:

7.0% (10)
Texas:

3.7% (391,624)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Chester:

    11.9% (10)
    Texas:

    4.9% (287,925)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Chester:

6.3% (9)
Texas:

5.0% (532,623)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Chester:

    8.3% (7)
    Texas:

    6.2% (363,779)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Chester:

    3.4% (2)
    Texas:

    3.5% (168,844)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Chester:

5.6% (8)
Texas:

10.6% (1,127,557)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Chester:

    3.6% (3)
    Texas:

    11.1% (654,926)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Chester:

    8.5% (5)
    Texas:

    9.9% (472,631)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Chester:

22.4% (32)
Texas:

16.3% (1,738,951)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Chester:

    10.7% (9)
    Texas:

    15.2% (895,713)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Chester:

    39.0% (23)
    Texas:

    17.6% (843,238)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Chester:

5.6% (8)
Texas:

13.6% (1,446,011)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Chester:

    13.6% (8)
    Texas:

    16.1% (769,090)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Chester:

6.3% (9)
Texas:

10.5% (1,117,061)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Chester:

    4.8% (4)
    Texas:

    9.9% (580,658)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Chester:

    8.5% (5)
    Texas:

    11.2% (536,403)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Chester:

2.1% (3)
Texas:

2.7% (285,756)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Chester:

    5.1% (3)
    Texas:

    3.2% (153,498)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Chester:

7.7% (11)
Texas:

5.8% (617,084)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Chester:

    13.1% (11)
    Texas:

    5.5% (323,489)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Chester:

7.0% (10)
Texas:

6.6% (699,707)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Chester:

    4.8% (4)
    Texas:

    6.6% (386,424)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Chester:

    10.2% (6)
    Texas:

    6.6% (313,283)
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)

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

Travel time to work:
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)

Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation (%)

Travel time to work by means of transportation:
Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Chester:

67.0% (71)
Texas:

65.5% (5,719,507)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Chester:

14.2% (15)
Texas:

20.2% (1,767,537)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Chester:

9.4% (10)
Texas:

7.6% (664,482)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Chester:

9.4% (10)
Texas:

6.7% (584,057)

Means of transportation to work - Chester

Means of transportation to work - Texas

Means of transportation to work:
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 (%) - Males

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Class of Workers:
Employee of private company:
Chester:

67.6% (75)
Texas:

69.6% (6,425,274)
    Employee of private company - Males:
    Chester:

    75.5% (37)
    Texas:

    72.7% (3,684,731)
    Employee of private company - Females:
    Chester:

    61.3% (38)
    Texas:

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

3.6% (4)
Texas:

5.7% (526,631)
    Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
    Chester:

    6.5% (4)
    Texas:

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

1.8% (2)
Texas:

6.6% (608,479)
    Local government workers - Females:
    Chester:

    3.2% (2)
    Texas:

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

22.5% (25)
Texas:

5.4% (501,082)
    State government workers - Males:
    Chester:

    24.5% (12)
    Texas:

    3.8% (190,371)
    State government workers - Females:
    Chester:

    21.0% (13)
    Texas:

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

4.5% (5)
Texas:

7.1% (653,527)
    Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
    Chester:

    8.1% (5)
    Texas:

    5.4% (225,416)


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