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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Chester is $22,752, which is much lower than the state average of $36,441 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Chester median household income is $54,643. On average Chester residents spend 32.7 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 28.8 minutes and is higher than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #222

Chester, MA
22,752 USD
Massachusetts
36,441 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Chester, MA
31,362 USD
Massachusetts
37,436 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Chester, MA
33,125 USD
Massachusetts
44,611 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Chester, MA
30,250 USD
Massachusetts
31,498 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #175
Chester, MA
54,643 USD
Massachusetts
67,846 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Chester, MA
60,629 USD
Massachusetts
92,850 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2006-2010, see rank
Chester, MA
8.38%
Massachusetts
34.34%
U.S.
27.36%

*The Chester, MA median household income growth rate is since 2006-2010. The Massachusetts and U.S population growth rate is since 2000.
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Chester, MAMassachusettsU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income13.26%$16,537, see rank25.58%$18,74021.11%$16,919
Social Security Income25.38%$17,304, see rank28.46%$17,31329.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income-0.38%$0, see rank3.04%$4,6882.82%$3,720
Retirement Income17.80%$13,579, see rank15.99%$25,44017.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Chester, MA
60,208 USD
Massachusetts
86,132 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Chester, MA
67,526 USD
Massachusetts
111,411 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Chester, MAMassachusettsU.S.
White$55,000, see rank$72,181$56,900

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Chester, MAMassachusettsU.S.
25 to 44$41,667, see rank$76,699$58,398
45 to 64$57,500, see rank$84,099$65,027
65 or over$59,063, see rank$39,550$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Chester, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over565, see rank5,427,407248,775,628
Male1279, 49.38%, see rank47.84%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2214, 76.70%, see rank72.18%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces28, 2.87%, see rank0.15%0.73%
Male, Civilian2206, 73.84%, see rank72.03%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3180, 87.38%, see rank90.83%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed326, 12.62%, see rank9.17%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force265, 23.30%, see rank27.82%30.72%
Female1286, 50.62%, see rank52.16%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:2176, 61.54%, see rank63.35%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.02%0.11%
Female, Civilian2176, 61.54%, see rank63.33%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed3165, 93.75%, see rank92.33%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed311, 6.25%, see rank7.67%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force2110, 38.46%, see rank36.65%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

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

Commuting to Work

 Chester, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over348, 100%3,284,998141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone258, 74.14%, see rank71.97%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled75, 21.55%, see rank7.75%9.59%
Public Transportation0, 0.00%, see rank9.47%5.06%
Walked9, 2.59%, see rank4.74%2.78%
Other Means3, 0.86%, see rank1.63%1.79%
Worked at Home3, 0.86%, see rank4.44%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Chester, MA
32.7 minutes
Massachusetts
28.8 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Chester, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over3453,354,036143,435,233
Male1180, 52.17%, see rank50.64%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations233, 18.33%, see rank40.81%33.12%
Service Occupations239, 21.67%, see rank15.38%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations229, 16.11%, see rank17.54%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.32%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations216, 8.89%, see rank8.21%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations239, 21.67%, see rank13.12%17.94%
Female1165, 47.83%, see rank49.36%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations232, 19.39%, see rank47.07%40.04%
Service Occupations259, 35.76%, see rank19.75%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations229, 17.58%, see rank28.35%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.14%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.18%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations245, 27.27%, see rank4.29%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Chester, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over345, 100%3,354,036143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining0, 0.00%, see rank0.41%1.96%
Construction27, 7.83%, see rank5.40%6.17%
Manufacturing29, 8.41%, see rank9.24%10.43%
Wholesale Trade30, 8.70%, see rank2.42%2.75%
Retail Trade52, 15.07%, see rank10.84%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities25, 7.25%, see rank3.61%4.93%
Information4, 1.16%, see rank2.36%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing7, 2.03%, see rank7.63%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
32, 9.28%, see rank13.14%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance55, 15.94%, see rank27.87%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
59, 17.10%, see rank8.61%9.49%
Public Administration9, 2.61%, see rank4.06%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration16, 4.64%, see rank4.44%4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 Chester, MA%MassachusettsU.S.
Population in Poverty9212.65%, see rank11.56%15.59%
Family in Poverty167.51%, see rank8.26%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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