Chester, TX Profile: Facts & Data

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Chester, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Chester had a population of 357 as of July 1, 2018. Chester ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chester is located at latitude 30.9213 and longitude -94.6001 in Tyler County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Chester (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tyler County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 246 feet.

The Town of Chester (GNIS ID: 2413194) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Chester is located within Colmesneil-Chester Division of Tyler 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, 2018.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 357
Population in Households 357
Population in Familes 316
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 227
Diversity Index3 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,509
Average Household Income $66,412
Per Capita Income $26,331

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 122 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 ( 7.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (25.4%)
Median Home Value $115,278
Average Home Value $137,805
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 135
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 100
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.65% 0.93%
Households 1.75% 0.87%
Families 1.15% 0.98%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Chester, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chester to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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 # 1377 21st
Population Density # 1472 16th
Diversity Index # 1653 6th
Median Household Income # 813 54th
Per Capita Income # 669 62nd

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