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Chester is a village in Thayer County.

The community was named after President Chester A. Arthur
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Chester. For links to other places called Chester, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Chester is 40.010N. The longitude is -97.618W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,631 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 268.


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Median household income
Local
$21,389
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Chester demographic reports
Chester is on the Nebraska-Kansas state line
Established as station on the Burlington Railroad in 1880

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41% of Chester residents report German ancestry, and 9% 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 $14,150, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% 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 $156.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $510.


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Thayer 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 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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