IA

National Population : 333,590,059
Iowa State Population : 3,039,784

About Chester, IA

Chester, IA is located in Howard County in the state of Iowa.

The total City Population for Chester is about 120 with about 34 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 285.

The Average Home Value is $63,300.00, which is roughly 46% lower than the Average Home Value of $116,245.00 for the state of Iowa, and roughly 66% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $39,167.00, which is roughly 32% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $57,814.00 for the state of Iowa, and roughly 32% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Chester is about 1.1%.

Iowa is ranked #35 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 27.78 out of 100.

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Voting

Howard County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 43.44% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 63.19%
Democratic: 35.74%
Libertarian: 0.46%
Other: 0.4%
Green: 0.2%


Nearby Locations

Saratoga, IA (7.63 mi.)
Lime Springs, IA (7.63 mi.)
Mc Intire, IA (8.99 mi.)
Riceville, IA (9.11 mi.)
Elma, IA (15.21 mi.)
Little Cedar, IA (15.87 mi.)
Cresco, IA (17.14 mi.)
Stacyville, IA (17.57 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 52134
Latitude : 43.464736
Longitude : -92.434866
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 1293 ft.
Area Code(s) : 563, 641

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.14
Male Population Estimate : 53.33%
Female Population Estimate : 46.67%
Median Age : 48.4
Male Median Age : 48.8
Female Median Age : 48.1

White Population Estimate : 99.30%
Black Population Estimate : 0.00%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.05%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.35%
Other Population Estimate : 0.35%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Chester specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Howard County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Howard County: About 63 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Howard County is about 78% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.