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Chester is a town in Warren County, in the Glens Falls metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Chester. For links to other places called Chester, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Chester is 43.688N. The longitude is -73.869W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,096 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,614.


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Median household income
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$37,452
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Chester demographic reports
The local home of Joseph P. Leggett operated as a stop on the Underground Railroad.

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15% of Chester residents report German ancestry, and 18% 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 $16,740, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% 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 $367.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $763.


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Warren 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 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Other NY communities named Chester:
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