Chester (Orange Cnty), New York 

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Population

11,971

-1.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

Median Income

$88,119

Median Home Price

$280,400

Best Places to Live in Chester (Orange Cnty), New York

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River. June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Chester (Orange County), while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth


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City: Chester (Orange Cnty)
Zip Codes: 10918
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Chester (Orange Cnty) is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Chester (Orange Cnty) jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Chester (Orange Cnty)'s cost of living is 23.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Chester (Orange Cnty)'s Cost of Living

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

VOTING
Orange county voted Republican in three of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008 and 2012. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Chester (Orange Cnty)'s population is 11,971 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 37.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Chester (Orange Cnty) is $280,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.4%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Chester (Orange Cnty) public schools spend $20,378 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.5 students per teacher in Chester (Orange Cnty). More Education


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Housing Market in Chester (Orange Cnty)

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The median home price in Chester (Orange Cnty) is $280,400. Browse Homes in this Range.


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