Chester employment information

Income per capita$27,349$27,339$28,555
Median household income$38,977$52,400$53,482
Median income owner occupied$38,611$66,950$68,142
Median income renter occupied$40,313$31,539$33,219
Median earnings male$35,625$34,967$36,116
Median earnings female$24,250$23,440$25,692
Unemployment rate1.0%3.8%5.8%
Poverty level4.2%12.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Chester is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Chester is 27% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Chester is 83% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Chester is 73% 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 industry17.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector12.5%18.0%
Financial & insurance services1.6%12.0%
Wholesale & retail services31.3%18.0%
Public administration0.0%4.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services1.6%46.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mahaska, KS45$52,0833%
Scandia, KS437$41,77122%
Deshler, NE670$38,55828%
Hebron, NE1,608$37,47030%
Belleville, KS1,869$35,04834%
Chester, NE238$38,97727%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Maybeury, WV238$13,47275%
Graceton, PA238$14,19973%
Plainfield, PA238$27,43349%
Saco, MT238$45,62515%
Smolan, KS238$50,4176%
Chester, NE238$38,97727%
Source: The Chester, NE employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.