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Chester is a town in Penobscot County, in the Bangor metro area.
The community was named after Chester, NH
The latitude of Chester is 45.408N. The longitude is -68.5W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 226 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 525.
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6% of Chester residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chester ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chester was $14,600, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Chester residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Chester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $368. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $613.
The average commute time for Chester workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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