Chester, Connecticut 

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Population

4,277

25% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$74,063

Avg. Home Price

$296,600

Best Places to Live in Chester, Connecticut

Capital city - North-central Connecticut along the Connecticut River, 40 miles from the Long Island Sound
Pros
-Stable economy
-Arts and culture
-Cultural diversity
Cons
-Low job growth
-Cost of living
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in Chester, CT
 $238,000 
11 Beckwith Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 | 1008 SqFt
 $238,000 
11 Beckwith Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 | 1008 SqFt
 $349,900 
15 Rosemary Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 2324 SqFt
 $244,900 
16 Birch Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1248 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.


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 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Chester jobs have increased by 1.04%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Chester's cost of living is 26.90% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Chester's Cost of Living

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

POPULATION
Chester's population is 4,277 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 25.17%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Chester is $296,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.86%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Chester

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. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Chester

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ZIP CODES IN CHESTER, CONNECTICUT
06412

NEW LISTINGS IN CHESTER CT
$238,000
11 Beckwith Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 |

$349,900
15 Rosemary Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$244,900
16 Birch Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$325,000
17 Acorn Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$259,900
6 Castle View Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$250,000
208 Reservoir Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

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