Chester Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Chester, NY

General Chester Information

State: New York

County: Orange County

Close cities: Washingtonville, NY, Kiryas Joel, NY, Monroe, NY, Warwick, NY, Rock Tavern, NY, Goshen, NY, Sugar Loaf, NY, Blooming Grove, NY, Florida, NY, New-Milford, NY, Arden, NY, Scotchtown, NY, Central Valley, NY, Bellvale, NY, Highland Mills, NY, Campbell Hall, NY, Greenwood Lake, NY, Harriman, NY, Southfields, NY, Walton Park, NY, Mechanicstown, NY, New Hampton, NY, Maybrook, NY

Chester Population (census data)
Total 13,402 (+9.5% since 2000)
Male 7,075 (52.8%)
Female 6,327 (47.2%)

Population Density: 532 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 137.5 (US Avg is 100)

Chester Elevation: 460 feet above sea level

Land Area: 25.2 square miles

Median Household Income: $87,535

Zip Codes: 10918.

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Chester Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (79.6%)
  • Hispanic (10.1%)
  • Black (6.6%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (1.1%)
  • Chinese (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (24.0%)
  • Italian (22.5%)
  • German (15.2%)
  • Polish (8.7%)
  • English (4.4%)
  • United States (3.0%)
Foriegn Born: 846 people (6.3%)
  • Europe (52.3%)
  • Asia (32.3%)
  • Latin America (15.4%)

Local Chester Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: New York Yankees, New York Mets
NFL Football: New York Giants, New York Jets
NBA Basketball: New Jersey Nets, New York Knicks
NHL Hockey: New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders

Chester School Information

Middle Schools
Chester Middle/Senior High School (64 Hambletonian Avenue, Chester, NY, 10918 - Chester Union Free School District District)
Elementary Schools
Chester Elementary School (2 Herbert Drive, Chester, NY, 10918 - Chester Union Free School District District)

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