Chester is a very small town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 1,596 people and just one neighborhood, Chester is the 277th largest community in Georgia.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Chester, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 42.58% of Chester’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Chester is a town of service providers, production and manufacturing workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chester who work in law enforcement and fire fighting (18.06%), office and administrative support (16.13%) and healthcare suport services (12.90%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Chester has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Chester has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Chester than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Chester may be for you.
Being a small town, Chester does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.