Chester employment information

Income per capita$2,558$25,427$28,555
Median household income$25,625$49,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$33,750$63,671$68,142
Median income renter occupied$14,432$30,345$33,219
Median earnings male$25,000$33,645$36,116
Median earnings female$24,375$25,105$25,692
Unemployment rate1.4%6.7%5.8%
Poverty level30.1%18.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Chester is 91% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Chester is 52% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Chester is 76% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Chester is 93% higher 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 industry3.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector8.8%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services19.3%6.8%
Public administration24.6%27.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%4.5%
Education, health & social services3.5%45.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Montrose, GA231$56,8756%
Dudley, GA707$52,5002%
Dexter, GA605$34,68835%
Cadwell, GA596$30,62543%
Eastman, GA5,442$29,55645%
Chester, GA1,719$25,62552%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Glen Lyon, PA1,719$22,94457%
Clearwater, MN1,719$61,53815%
Hamilton City, CA1,718$32,77439%
Angola on the Lake, NY1,720$46,73113%
Hanson, MA1,718$96,02380%
Chester, GA1,719$25,62552%
Source: The Chester, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.