Chester Housing Information - Census

IndexChesterWest VirginiaNational
Median home price$84,200$107,400$184,700
Median rent asked$622$658$949
Avg. people per household2.12.42.6
Owner occupied households56.9%72.5%63.6%
Renter occupied households43.1%27.5%36.4%

Chester Housing Information - Zillow

IndexChesterWest VirginiaNational
Zillow home value indexn/a$101,600$196,500
Year over year appreciation raten/a5.18%6.79%
5 year average appreciation raten/a2.73%5.28%
10 year average appreciation raten/an/a0.01%

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  • The median home price in Chester is 54% lower than the national average.
  • The median rent asked in Chester is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The average number of people per household in Chester is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The number of owner occupied households in Chester is 11% lower than the national average.
  • The number of renter occupied households in Chester is 19% higher than the national average.

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Nearby cities with low home prices

City, StatePopulationHome PriceNational Avg.
Glasgow, PA104$37,50080%
Newell, WV1,237$39,60079%
Irondale, OH322$43,50076%
Salineville, OH1,119$46,30075%
Stratton, OH333$47,50074%
Chester, WV2,581$84,20054%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHome PriceNational Avg.
Horseheads North, NY2,581$150,80018%
East Williston, NY2,581$791,100328%
West Branch, IA2,581$139,50024%
Chester Heights, PA2,581$247,40034%
Shorewood Forest, IN2,580$341,50085%
Chester, WV2,581$84,20054%
Source: The Chester, WV housing data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and Zillow data.