Chester is located in east Texas. Chester is between the Tyler, Polk county. Chester has 1.57 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Chester population is 341, which has grown 28.68% since 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 25.13% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Chester median household income is $40,625 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 0.77% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 31.68% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Chester median house value is $76,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 97.17% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 59.27% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Chester is worse than the state average in quality. The Chester area code is 936.