Chester, MA

789 Population
1.4 square miles 565.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
565.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
49.4%
was 44.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
1.5%
 
Percent Under 18
23.1%
was 23.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
11.8%
was 9.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
10.1%
was 11.1%
 
Median Household Income
$62,292
was $57,500
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
39.6
39.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Violent Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Property Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available

 Housing

Total Housing Units
361
was 341
 
Median Rent
$933
was $938
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
281
was 270
 
Homeownership Rate
80.1%
was 77.0%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
258.8
was 244.5
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
58.8%
was 53.4%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
100%
was 100%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
96.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.3%
was 92.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
16.0%
was 16.3%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
88.6%
was 89.1%
Ranked 57th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
3.3%
was 4.1%
Ranked 145th Highest in MA
Revenue
$3,196,877
was $3,004,104
Ranked 159th Highest in MA
Expenditure
$2,927,374
was $2,917,529
Ranked 159th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$4,397
was $4,347
Ranked 75th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$4,027
was $4,222
Ranked 77th Highest in MA

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