Chester employment information

Income per capita$21,631$29,906$28,555
Median household income$40,417$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$47,292$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,096$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$20,096$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$20,781$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate6.1%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level11.5%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Chester is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Chester is 24% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Chester is 5% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Chester is 26% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Chester median earnings by income bracket

Chester employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry18.1%4.4%
Manufacturing sector3.3%15.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services5.8%16.4%
Public administration10.7%5.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services5.1%31.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lake Almanor West, CA263$113,819113%
East Shore, CA203$80,62551%
Lake Almanor Country Club, CA530$74,28639%
Hamilton Branch, CA634$60,26813%
Lake Almanor Peninsula, CA470$59,58311%
Chester, CA1,978$40,41724%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Enterprise, OR1,978$40,86524%
Lewiston, UT1,978$47,91710%
Fife Heights, WA1,977$74,53139%
Miami, AZ1,979$45,26815%
Saugerties South, NY1,977$66,79025%
Chester, CA1,978$40,41724%
Source: The Chester, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.