Chester, Arkansas 

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ARKANSAS TOTAL CASES REPORTED

743

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

300,915

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

Population

118

+37.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Best Places to Live in Chester, Arkansas

Mid-sized city - Extreme western Arkansas at Oklahoma border in Arkansas River Valley. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Chester, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Nearby mountains
-Air quality
Cons
-Isolation
-Arts and culture
-Low educational attainment

Local Listings in Chester
 $210,000 
9220 Chester Co
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1740 SqFt
 $329,000 
6228 Old 12 Xrds
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1540 SqFt
 $215,000 
26305 Freedom Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1200 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Fort Smith Metro Area

Fort Smith is a small town with old-west flavor located in a flat valley along the Arkansas River. Major industries include light manufacturing and natural gas, and major employers include the nearby Fort Chaffee military installation. The economy is steady with somewhat above average job-growth prospects, and the low Cost of living and median home price are probably among the biggest attractions.


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City: Chester
Zip Codes: 72934
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 463 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Chester is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Chester jobs have decreased by 1.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Chester's cost of living is 27.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Chester's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Chester, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Crawford county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Chester's population is 118 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 37.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Chester is $71,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.3%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Chester public schools spend $9,101 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.8 students per teacher in Chester. More Education


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Housing Market in Chester

It's a good time to buy in Chester. Home Appreciation is up 5.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Chester Real Estate

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ZIP CODES IN CHESTER, ARKANSAS
72934

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NEW LISTINGS IN CHESTER
$210,000
9220 Chester Co
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$329,000
6228 Old 12 Xrds
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$215,000
26305 Freedom Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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