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Chester is in Queen Anne's County, in the Baltimore metro area.

The latitude of Chester is 38.975N. The longitude is -76.289W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,723.


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Median household income
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$56,558
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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19% of Chester residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chester ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chester was $27,789, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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24% of Chester residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Chester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $722.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,218.


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Queen Anne's County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chester political report.

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The average commute time for Chester workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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