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Chester is a town in Tyler County.
The community was named after President Chester A. Arthur
The latitude of Chester is 30.926N. The longitude is -94.596W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 246 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 262.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Chester demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tyler County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75936 ZIP code.
16% of Chester residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $14,659, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% 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 $285. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $535.
Tyler County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chester political report.
The average commute time for Chester workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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