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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Chester is $150,300, which is much lower than the state average of $329,900 and is lower than the national average of $175,700. The median year that a house in Chester was built is 1939, which is older than the median year for a house built in the state which is 1959 and is older than the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1976.

Topics:House ValueHousing OccupancyYear Structure BuiltMortgage StatusMortgage Owner's CostsNone-Mortgage Owner's CostsUnits in StructureRoomsBedroomsHouse Heating FuelGross RentVehicle Available

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 215 Owner Occupied Houses in Chester, MA, #238
Chester, MA
150,300 USD
Massachusetts
329,900 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2006-2010, see rank
Chester, MA
-13.52%
Massachusetts
77.65%
U.S.
46.91%

*The Chester, MA median house price growth rate is since 2006-2010. The Massachusetts and U.S population growth rate is since 2000.
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 Chester, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Total Housing Units341, see rank, 100%2,816,875132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units264, 77.42%, see rank90.12%87.55%
Owner Occupied215, 63.05%, see rank56.12%56.34%
Renter Occupied49, 14.37%, see rank33.99%31.21%
Vacant Housing Units77, 22.58%, see rank9.88%12.45%
For Rent0, 0.00%, see rank1.67%2.34%
For Sale Only17, 4.99%, see rank0.74%1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied16, 4.69%, see rank0.77%0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use8, 2.35%, see rank4.29%3.97%
For Migrant Workers0, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.03%
Other Vacant36, 10.56%, see rank2.40%4.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #190
Chester, MAMassachusettsU.S.
193919591976

Ranks: 1995 or earlier, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-2000, 2000-2010

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 Chester, MA%MassachusettsU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units215100%1,580,93874,787,460
With a Mortgage15672.56%, see rank71.18%65.58%
Without a Mortgage5927.44%, see rank28.82%34.42%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Chester, MA
1,205 USD
Massachusetts
2,095 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsChester, MA%MassachusettsU.S.
$299 or Less00.00%, see rank0.09%0.20%
$300 to $49900.00%, see rank0.49%1.59%
$500 to $699138.33%, see rank1.47%5.01%
$700 to $9993321.15%, see rank4.74%14.32%
$1,000 to $1,4997044.87%, see rank16.44%27.90%
$1,500 to $1,9993623.08%, see rank22.84%20.35%
$2,000 to $2,99900.00%, see rank34.83%19.52%
$3,000 or More42.56%, see rank19.10%11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Chester, MA
25.00% of the Total Income
Massachusetts
24.60% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Chester, MA%MassachusettsU.S.
10% or Less00.00%, see rank5.29%5.86%
10% to 20%5434.62%, see rank29.25%31.95%
20% to 30%4629.49%, see rank29.39%27.64%
30% to 40%127.69%, see rank14.83%13.74%
40% or More4428.21%, see rank20.86%20.29%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units with a mortgage data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units without a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Chester, MA
628 USD
Massachusetts
707 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsChester, MA%MassachusettsU.S.
$199 or Less00.00%, see rank1.57%7.76%
$200 to $29900.00%, see rank2.45%14.70%
$300 to $4991322.03%, see rank16.27%34.63%
$500 to $6992847.46%, see rank28.91%21.16%
$700 or More1830.51%, see rank50.80%21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Chester, MA
11.00% of the Total Income
Massachusetts
14.90% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Chester, MA%MassachusettsU.S.
10% or Less2745.76%, see rank31.52%40.19%
10% to 20%1932.20%, see rank31.52%31.47%
20% to 30%610.17%, see rank14.65%12.24%
30% to 40%00.00%, see rank7.86%5.64%
40% or More711.86%, see rank13.41%9.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 Chester, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Total Housing Units341, 100%2,816,875132,741,033
1-unit, Detached243, 71.26%, see rank52.24%61.65%
1-unit, Attached0, 0.00%, see rank5.19%5.82%
2 Units75, 21.99%, see rank10.16%3.75%
3 or 4 Units6, 1.76%, see rank10.94%4.43%
5 to 9 Units3, 0.88%, see rank5.95%4.78%
10 or More Units3, 0.88%, see rank14.65%13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.11, 3.23%, see rank0.87%6.49%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 Chester, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Total Housing Units341, 100%2,816,875132,741,033
1 Room0, 0.00%, see rank2.33%1.95%
2 Rooms3, 0.88%, see rank3.02%2.48%
3 Rooms15, 4.40%, see rank10.03%9.13%
4 Rooms11, 3.23%, see rank15.77%16.60%
5 Rooms92, 26.98%, see rank18.26%20.41%
6 Rooms67, 19.65%, see rank17.63%18.06%
7 Rooms99, 29.03%, see rank12.23%12.27%
8 Rooms37, 10.85%, see rank9.28%8.48%
9 Rooms or More17, 4.99%, see rank11.45%10.60%
Median Rooms6.20, see rank5.505.50

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 Chester, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Total Housing Units341, 100%2,816,875132,741,033
No Bedroom0, 0.00%, see rank2.56%2.17%
1 Bedroom13, 3.81%, see rank14.08%11.16%
2 Bedrooms64, 18.77%, see rank28.19%26.69%
3 Bedrooms201, 58.94%, see rank34.72%39.70%
4 Bedrooms57, 16.72%, see rank16.00%16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms6, 1.76%, see rank4.45%4.22%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 Chester, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Total Housing Units264, 100%2,538,485116,211,092
Utility Gas8, 3.03%, see rank49.70%48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas28, 10.61%, see rank2.86%4.86%
Electricity14, 5.30%, see rank14.23%36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.178, 67.42%, see rank30.36%5.86%
Coal or Coke0, 0.00%, see rank0.13%0.12%
Wood22, 8.33%, see rank1.69%2.12%
Solar Energy0, 0.00%, see rank0.03%0.05%
Other Fuel14, 5.30%, see rank0.65%0.47%
No Fuel Used0, 0.00%, see rank0.35%1.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalChester, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent49, 100%924,80939,201,928
$199 or Less0, 0.00%, see rank2.07%1.50%
$200 to $2990, 0.00%, see rank5.74%3.18%
$300 to $4993, 6.12%, see rank7.69%7.37%
$500 to $6997, 14.29%, see rank8.07%16.01%
$700 to $99918, 36.73%, see rank20.08%29.17%
$1,000 to $1,49914, 28.57%, see rank31.42%26.88%
$1,500 to $1,9997, 14.29%, see rank15.67%9.79%
$2,000 or More0, 0.00%, see rank9.27%6.10%
Median$968, see rank$1,088$920

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 Chester, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Occupied Housing Units264, 100%2,538,485116,211,092
No Vehicles Available8, 3.03%, see rank12.57%9.12%
1 Vehicles Available103, 39.02%, see rank36.07%33.80%
2 Vehicles Available93, 35.23%, see rank36.51%37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available60, 22.73%, see rank14.84%19.61%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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