Chester employment information

IndexChesterNew YorkNational
Income per capita$33,241$32,829$28,555
Median household income$61,875$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$73,750$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$50,284$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$40,762$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$35,136$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate7.3%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level8.4%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Chester is 16% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Chester is 16% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Chester is 25% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Chester is 46% lower than the national average.

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Chester median earnings by income bracket

Chester employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.8%1.2%
Manufacturing sector5.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.4%5.9%
Wholesale & retail services15.9%17.4%
Public administration4.8%6.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities22.8%2.8%
Education, health & social services8.2%34.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Woodbury, NY8,553$159,070197%
Pomona, NY3,060$148,021177%
Walton Park, NY2,669$129,400142%
Woodbury village, NY10,638$124,400133%
Tuxedo Park, NY538$121,154127%
Chester, NY3,943$61,87516%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Dundee, MI3,943$42,22221%
Hampden, ME3,944$83,16756%
Orange, MA3,944$40,07625%
Cozad, NE3,942$42,02421%
Chelan, WA3,945$36,90131%
Chester, NY3,943$61,87516%
Source: The Chester, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.