Chester is a very small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 4,874 people and just one neighborhood, Chester is the 73rd largest community in New Hampshire.
Real Estate Prices
Chester home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Hampshire, but Chester real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Chester is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 management occupations (18.20%), sales jobs (15.17%) and office and administrative support (7.97%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Chester is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Chester a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Chester has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Chester’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Chester, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.72 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.