Chester is a very small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 4,316 people and just one neighborhood, Chester is the 139th largest community in Connecticut.
Occupations and Workforce
Chester is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Chester is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chester who work in sales jobs (13.48%), management occupations (12.76%) and teaching (9.03%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Chester is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Chester is worth considering.