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Chester, WV

 

Chester is located in north West Virginia. Chester is part of Hancock County. Chester has 1.00 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Chester population is 2,564, which has shrunk 1.08% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 2.52% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Chester median household income is $36,042 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 26.24% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 40.01% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Chester median house value is $81,100 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 35.39% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 37.64% and is lower 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 much better than the state average in quality. The Chester area code is 304.

Population2,564 (2010-2014), rank #64
Population Growth-1.08% since 2000, rank #155
Population Density:2,566.39/sq mi, rank #23
Median Household Income:$36,042 at 2010-2014—26.24% increase since 2000, rank #196
Median House Price:$81,100 at 2010-2014—35.39% increase since 2000, rank #177
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:1.00 sq mi, rank #198
Water Area:0.00 sq mi (0.00%), rank #280
State:West Virginia
Area:Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV
County:Hancock County
School District:, rank #104
Area Code:304
Zip Code:26034
Accommodations:Chester Hotels
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