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Chester, Vermont - Basic Facts

The Chester Census Designated Place had a population of 1,029 as of July 1, 2018. 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 43.2629 and longitude -72.5951 in Windsor County. The formal boundaries for the Chester Census Designated Place 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.

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Chester, VT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,029
Population in Households 1,029
Population in Familes 709
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 817
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $32,536
Average Household Income $51,569
Per Capita Income $25,563


Total Housing Units 593 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 253 (42.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 259 (43.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $190,909
Average Home Value $207,143


Total Households 512
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 256
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.29% 0.14%
Households 0.36% 0.16%
Families 0.0% -0.08%
Median Household Income   0.36%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

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, 2018 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 Density # 44 64th
Diversity Index # 93 23rd
Median Household Income # 116 4th
Per Capita Income # 84 31st

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