Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsC+
- Crime & SafetyC+
- Good for FamiliesC+
- Cost of LivingA
- Health & FitnessB-
- Outdoor ActivitiesC+
Chester is a town in Illinois with a population of 8,410. Chester is in Randolph County. Living in Chester offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Chester and residents tend to lean conservative.
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Working in Chester
The walmart is very small and undermanaged, the business have crap food, and the school is falling apart. The only thing I like about this town is the people and the houses. Most of the houses are very nice here and I love the fact that we are by the river.
We have the Randolph County Lake where you can fish, hike, camp, etc. and it's pretty nice. No complaints!
Overall, I believe the housing in this area is good. Some neighborhoods have more moving out/moving in than others, but overall, most are kept nice. A lot of houses don't have driveways or garages though, so parking on the side of the street is common.