Chester, Connecticut 

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Population

4,286

+7.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$74,063

Median Home Price

$299,500

Best Places to Live in Chester, Connecticut

Capital city - North-central Connecticut along the Connecticut River, 40 miles from the Long Island Sound. August, June and September are the most pleasant months in Chester, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Stable economy
-Arts and culture
-Cultural diversity
Cons
-Low job growth
-Cost of living
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in Chester
 $225,000 
103 Goose Hill Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1560 SqFt
 $950,000 
19 W Main St
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 3545 SqFt
 $675,000 
22 Waterhouse Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 3802 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Metro Area

As a state capital and center for the insurance industry, Hartford has a long and colorful history as a colonial center and prosperous industrial-era city. The first insurance company was established here in the late 1700’s, and The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company, established in 1866, charted the course for industrial safety. Today Hartford is home to 35 insurance companies, including AETNA and The Hartford, which provide stable employment. The area is also headquarters to conglomerate United Technologies but most manufacturing has disappeared from the Hartford landscape and it has become a center for “knowledge” industries.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Chester
Zip Codes: 06412
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Chester is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Chester jobs have increased by 0.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Chester's cost of living is 16.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Chester's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
Middlesex county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Chester's population is 4,286 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 7.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Chester is $299,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.9%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Chester public schools spend $19,323 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 9.4 students per teacher in Chester. More Education


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ZIP CODES IN CHESTER, CONNECTICUT
06412

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NEW LISTINGS IN CHESTER
$225,000
103 Goose Hill Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$950,000
19 W Main St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$675,000
22 Waterhouse Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$399,900
12 Winthrop Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$219,500
5 Brookside Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$249,900
2 Butter Jones Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$385,000
9 Hickory Hill Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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