Chester employment information

Income per capita$27,223$33,958$28,555
Median household income$60,570$64,792$53,482
Median income owner occupied$74,107$80,325$68,142
Median income renter occupied$34,267$41,321$33,219
Median earnings male$41,389$41,629$36,116
Median earnings female$30,753$28,890$25,692
Unemployment rate5.6%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level9.3%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Chester is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Chester is 13% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Chester is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Chester is 41% 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 industry20.4%0.6%
Manufacturing sector10.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.9%7.9%
Wholesale & retail services19.5%12.0%
Public administration11.1%8.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%5.4%
Education, health & social services6.4%32.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Woodlake, VA7,266$104,46895%
Brandermill, VA13,570$75,65741%
Enon, VA3,752$70,55132%
Bon Air, VA16,857$68,56128%
Fort Lee, VA4,700$57,2837%
Chester, VA21,355$60,57013%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Affton, MO21,358$56,4926%
Roselle, NJ21,348$43,12219%
Albertville, AL21,363$36,21032%
Portsmouth, NH21,366$67,67927%
Langley Park, MD21,318$54,6712%
Chester, VA21,355$60,57013%
Source: The Chester, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.