Chester employment information

IndexChesterTexasNational
Income per capita$20,650$26,513$28,555
Median household income$40,625$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$41,250$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,292$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$45,625$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$31,250$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate2.9%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level27.2%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Chester is 28% 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 51% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Chester is 74% higher than the national average.

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Chester median earnings by income bracket

Chester employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry18.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector9.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.7%
Wholesale & retail services7.0%0.0%
Public administration4.7%3.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities23.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services16.3%70.0%
Other20.9%6.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Colmesneil, TX582$42,98120%
Pleasant Hill, TX787$41,84522%
Woodville, TX2,680$39,65226%
Corrigan, TX1,629$32,91738%
Chester, TX341$40,62524%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Manton, CA341$31,25042%
Montrose, AR341$24,64354%
Greeley Center, NE341$35,09634%
Teachey, NC341$31,06342%
Cook, NE341$36,09433%
Chester, TX341$40,62524%
Source: The Chester, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.