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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Chester is a town in Wisconsin with a population of 629. Chester is in Dodge County. Living in Chester offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Chester there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Chester and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$172,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$850
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Chester

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$65,682
National
$55,322
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