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Chester, New Jersey
Chester - Local
County: Morris County
Local Area Code: 908  Time Zone: Eastern  DST: Y
Location: (by ZIP) 40.791787 N, 74.674518 W
Population: (2000 census) = 1,635 (borough)   

Chester is located 39.9 miles ( 64.1 km )
--- heading 5o (north) from Trenton


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Population Data


Subject

Number

Percent

 

 

 

Total population

1,635

100.0

 

 

 

GENDER AND AGE

 

 

Male

819

50.1

Female

816

49.9

 

 

 

Under 5 years

120

7.3

5 to 9 years

119

7.3

10 to 14 years

100

6.1

15 to 19 years

88

5.4

20 to 24 years

72

4.4

25 to 34 years

206

12.6

35 to 44 years

285

17.4

45 to 54 years

240

14.7

55 to 59 years

101

6.2

60 to 64 years

81

5.0

65 to 74 years

111

6.8

75 to 84 years

78

4.8

85 years and over

34

2.1

 

 

 

Median age (years)

39.1

-

 

 

 

18 years and over

1,229

75.2

Male

601

36.8

Female

628

38.4

21 years and over

1,192

72.9

62 years and over

272

16.6

65 years and over

223

13.6

Male

86

5.3

Female

137

8.4

 

 

 

RACE

 

 

One race

1,622

99.2

White

1,548

94.7

Black or African American

13

0.8

American Indian and Alaska Native

0

0.0

Asian

28

1.7

Asian Indian

12

0.7

Chinese

7

0.4

Filipino

7

0.4

Japanese

0

0.0

Korean

2

0.1

Vietnamese

0

0.0

Other Asian 1

0

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

0

0.0

Native Hawaiian

0

0.0

Guamanian or Chamorro

0

0.0

Samoan

0

0.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

0

0.0

Some other race

33

2.0

Two or more races

13

0.8

 

 

 

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

 

 

White

1,559

95.4

Black or African American

15

0.9

American Indian and Alaska Native

3

0.2

Asian

35

2.1

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

0

0.0

Some other race

38

2.3

 

 

 

HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE

 

 

Total population

1,635

100.0

Hispanic or Latino (of any race)

112

6.9

Mexican

59

3.6

Puerto Rican

1

0.1

Cuban

4

0.2

Other Hispanic or Latino

48

2.9

Not Hispanic or Latino

1,523

93.1

White alone

1,477

90.3

 

 

 

RELATIONSHIP

 

 

Total population

1,635

100.0

In households

1,621

99.1

Householder

609

37.2

Spouse

369

22.6

Child

495

30.3

Own child under 18 years

387

23.7

Other relatives

56

3.4

Under 18 years

11

0.7

Nonrelatives

92

5.6

Unmarried partner

23

1.4

In group quarters

14

0.9

Institutionalized population

0

0.0

Noninstitutionalized population

14

0.9

 

 

 

HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE

 

 

Total households

609

100.0

Family households (families)

427

70.1

With own children under 18 years

207

34.0

Married-couple family

369

60.6

With own children under 18 years

185

30.4

Female householder, no husband present

37

6.1

With own children under 18 years

16

2.6

Nonfamily households

182

29.9

Householder living alone

145

23.8

Householder 65 years and over

85

14.0

 

 

 

Households with individuals under 18 years

218

35.8

Households with individuals 65 years and over

172

28.2

 

 

 

Average household size

2.66

-

Average family size

3.15

-

 

 

 

HOUSING OCCUPANCY

 

 

Total housing units

627

100.0

Occupied housing units

609

97.1

Vacant housing units

18

2.9

For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

1

0.2

 

 

 

Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)

1.7

-

Rental vacancy rate (percent)

3.6

-

 

 

 

HOUSING TENURE

 

 

Occupied housing units

609

100.0

Owner-occupied housing units

474

77.8

Renter-occupied housing units

135

22.2

 

 

 

Average household size of owner-occupied unit

2.83

-

Average household size of renter-occupied unit

2.07

-

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census Data

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