Living in Chester, NJ

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Chester SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
7
Diversity
6
Safety
9.5
Amenities
5
Education
9
Commute
6

Chester, NJ Crime Report

6
Total Crimes
365.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-85.78%
Below National Average

Chester, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
1,593
Unemployment
3.5%
Poverty
5.9%
Median Home
$484,500
Median Income
$107,750
Median Rent
$1,475

Chester, NJ Photos

Rankings for Chester in New Jersey

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Map Of Chester, NJ

Population over time in Chester

Year Population % Change
2017 1,593 3.4%
2016 1,540 -2.3%
2015 1,577 -2.2%
2014 1,612 3.5%
2013 1,557 2.1%
2012 1,525 -2.1%
2011 1,558 6.6%
2010 1,461 2.0%
2009 1,432 -
Crime/100k Chester NJ USA
Violent Crime 0.0 208.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.2 5.0
Robbery 0.0 71.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 0.0 117.4 246.8
Property Crime 365.2 1404.9 2199.5
Burglary 0.0 215.9 376.0
Larceny 365.2 1065.1 1594.6
Car Theft 0.0 123.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Chester

White
87.1% (1,388)
African American
1.4% (23)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.1% (17)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.0% (0)
Hispanic
10.4% (165)
Race Chester NJ USA
White 87.1% 55.8% 61.1%
African American 1.4% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.1% 9.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.0% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 10.4% 19.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Chester, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
2.5% (4,029)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.9% (2,954)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.3% (16,386)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.3% (11,551)
$35,000 to $49,999
5.1% (8,059)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.3% (19,610)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.4% (10,208)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.7% (33,041)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.9% (12,625)
$200,000 or more
25.6% (40,832)
Income Chester NJ USA
Less than $10,000 2.5% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.9% 3.3% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.3% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.3% 7.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 5.1% 9.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.3% 14.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.4% 12.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.7% 17.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.9% 9.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 25.6% 13.0% 7.0%

Gender in Chester

Female
52.3% (833)
Male
47.7% (760)
Gender Chester NJ USA
Female 52.3% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Chester for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (31)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (47)
High School / GED
18.0% (286)
Some College
13.0% (207)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (79)
Bachelor's Degree
34.0% (541)
Master's Degree
17.0% (270)
Professional Degree
5.0% (79)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (47)
Education Chester NJ USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 18.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 17.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 34.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 17.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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