Population: 789Median home value: $159,000 58 Ranks better than 11% of areas

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F Chester Amenities Not many amenities close to this location
C- Chester Cost of Living Cost of living is 23% lower than Massachusetts
100same as the US average
13131% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Chester cost of living
D- Chester Crime Total crime is 43% higher than Massachusetts
Total crime
2,5637% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 407% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-17%Year over year crime is down
Chester crime
D+ Chester Employment Household income is 12% lower than Massachusetts
Median household income
$62,29213% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$26,87110% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%4% higher than the US average
Chester employment
C- Chester Housing Home value is 53% lower than Massachusetts
Median home value
$159,00014% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$9332% lower than the US average
Home ownership
80%26% higher than the US average
Chester real estate or Chester rentals
C Chester Schools HS graduation rate is 4% higher than Massachusetts
High school grad. rates
91%9% higher than the US average
School test scores
50%1% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Chester K-12 schools

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Compare Chester, MA Livability To Other Cities

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