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Living In Chester, MD

The small town of Chester, Maryland is home to just under 5,000 people. Retirees account for a greater percentage of the population (18%) here than nationally (14%), while young professionals appear in smaller numbers. Overall, the town's residents, with an average age of just under 42, are older than most cities in Maryland. Just 30% of residents rent in Chester, as most own their homes. The average rent for Chester is $203 per month more than the state average.

There are three primary industries in Chester: retail, construction, and entertainment. Together, these industries account for 20% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 11% of the town's population works in sales, which ranks as the top field in the town. Chester workers earn an average annual income of around $94,000, roughly the same as their peers elsewhere in the state. Chester, however, compares more favorably to the national average of $73,345. Chester has a relatively large concentration of residents over the age of 25 who have completed some level of post-secondary education compared to the national average (19%), as 23% possess a Bachelor's or Associate's degree. Additionally, 8% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree.

Averaging about 41 minutes, the commute time for Chester residents is slower than the state average of about 36 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the prevailing mode of getting to work, chosen by 44% of commuters, while public transportation isn't extensively used. Not many commuters walk to work.

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