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Chester, Vermont - Basic Facts

The Chester Census Designated Place had a population of 1,055 as of July 1, 2016. Chester ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Vermont. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chester is located at latitude 43.2692 and longitude -72.5963 in Windsor County. The formal boundaries for the Chester Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Windsor County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 600 feet.

The Chester Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378125) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Chester Census Designated Place is located within Town of Chester, a minor civil division (MCD) of Windsor County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chester population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Chester, VT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,055
Population in Households 1,055
Population in Familes 739
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 837
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 530
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 270
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 619 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 272 (43.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 258 (41.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $190,625
Average Home Value $212,222


Median Household Income $34,118
Average Household Income $47,794
Per Capita Income $23,923
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 0.45%
Households 1.03% 0.6%
Families 0.86% 0.59%
Median Household Income   -0.22%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Chester, VT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chester to the other 120 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Vermont by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 44 64th
Population Density1 # 45 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 93 23rd
Median Household Income # 112 8th
Per Capita Income # 82 33rd

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