Chester, Virginia 

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Economy in Chester, Virginia

Chester has an unemployment rate of 2.9%. The US average is 3.9%.

Chester has seen the job market increase by 1.8% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 37.5%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Chester
- The Sales Tax Rate for Chester is 5.3%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Chester is 5.8%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Chester
- The average income of a Chester resident is $27,223 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Chester resident is $60,570 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYChester, VirginiaUnited States
  2.9%3.9%
  1.8%1.6%
  37.5%33.5%
  5.3%7.3%
  5.8%4.6%
  $29,189$31,177
  $67,425$57,652
  $76,724$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.1%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  8.8%6.2%
  7.7%10.4%
  5.3%2.7%
  11.9%11.6%
  4.9%4.1%
  1.2%0.9%
  1.1%2.1%
  5.5%4.7%
  1.1%1.9%
  7.7%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  5.4%4.3%
  7.3%9.3%
  10.9%13.8%
  1.1%2.2%
  7.7%7.4%
  2.8%4.9%
  9.5%4.8%
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    Reviews for Chester    6 Reviews
    Chester VA - What a lovely area - 7/3/2007
    I just recently discovered a little suburb of Richmond, called Chester. Yes, it is small and not much going on in that area - but if you want a peaceful area to live -... Read More

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    Chester's Not a Bad Place To Live - 4/24/2007
    I grew up in Chester and it really isn't a bad place to live if you like living in a very populated area. It has great schools, low crime, easy access to both Richmond... Read More

    Chester - Bedroom Community to Richmond, VA - 4/29/2006
    Chester, because of its location midway between Richmond, VA and Petersburg, VA, was once just a train station. With residential growth in affluent Chesterfield County... Read More


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