Chester, New Jersey 

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Population

7,931

+2.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$165,481

Median Home Price

$598,900

Best Places to Live in Chester, New Jersey

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth

Local Listings in Chester
 $439,900 
214 North Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1522 SqFt
 $890,000 
5 Wortman Way
Bed 6 | Bath 5 | 1522 SqFt
 $369,000 
17 Cherry St
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1522 SqFt

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City: Chester
Zip Codes: 07930
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Chester is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Chester jobs have decreased by 0.74%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Chester's cost of living is 78.70% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Chester's Cost of Living

VOTING
Morris county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Chester's population is 7,931 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.23%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 40 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Chester is $598,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.29%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Chester public schools spend $18,394 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 10.8 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 4.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Chester Real Estate

The median home price in Chester is $598,900. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Chester   1 Reviews
Quality of Life - 5/29/2009
Open space preservations efforts are great. Use of the Black River Game preserve for constant shooting of both rifles and shotguns negatively impacts local residents... Read More

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ZIP CODES IN CHESTER, NEW JERSEY
07930

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NEW LISTINGS IN CHESTER
$439,900
214 North Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$890,000
5 Wortman Way
Bed 6 | Bath 5

$369,000
17 Cherry St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$750,000
70 Budd Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$685,000
3 Erick Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$899,000
30 Chesterfield Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$750,000
55 Twin Brooks Trl
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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