Chester employment information

IndexChesterVermontNational
Income per capita$37,784$30,663$29,829
Median household income$30,439$56,104$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,227$67,938$70,586
Median income renter occupied$15,139$32,858$35,192
Median earnings male$15,764$35,143$36,919
Median earnings female$25,069$26,280$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%3.3%4.7%
Poverty level17.5%11.6%15.1%
The Chester, VT employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Chester is $37,784, which is 23% higher than than the Vermont average and 27% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $30,439, which is 46% lower than than the Vermont average and 45% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Chester is 3%, which is 34% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Chester is 17% which is 16% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$20,290$30,439$60,878
City
$37,398$56,104$112,208
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Chester is 27% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Chester is 45% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Chester is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Chester is 16% higher than the national average.

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Chester median earnings by income bracket

Chester employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector23.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services8.5%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services12.7%12.2%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%6.5%
Education, health & social services8.5%55.3%
Other32.2%26.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Charlestown, NH1,374$70,77928%
North Walpole, NH802$58,7506%
Westminster, VT307$56,5632%
Perkinsville, VT164$54,3752%
Proctorsville, VT451$48,97711%
Chester, VT583$30,43945%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mendon, OH583$38,51630%
Sonora, KY583$50,3419%
Alta Vista, KS583$40,00028%
Elmwood, NE583$63,19414%
Oxford, MD583$92,03166%
Chester, VT583$30,43945%
Source: The Chester, VT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).