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Chester is a township in Grand Forks County, in the Grand Forks metro area.
The community was named for President Chester A. Arthur
The latitude of Chester is 47.881N. The longitude is -97.418W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 974 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 155.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Chester demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grand Forks 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 58214 ZIP code.
37% of Chester residents report German ancestry, and 10% 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 $17,312, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% 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 $425. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,125.
Grand Forks 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 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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