Our Community Health Improvement Plan:

chester-halloweenThe Town of Chester has a total population of 4,802 people of which 50.5% are female, 97.2% are white, and 9.7% are 65 and over.

Households

Of the 1,612 households in Chester, 42.8% have children under the age of 18, 66.9% are married couples, and 10.2% are female householders with no husband present. 13.0% of households are individuals living alone and 5.5% of households are individual living alone who are 65 and over. The average household size is 2.91 and 0.0% of households have no vehicle available.

Functional Needs

8.3% of the people in Chester have a functional need that results from hearing, vision, cognitive, ambulatory, self-care, or independent living difficulty. 50.3% of these individuals have two or more types of disability. 8.5% of females and 24.4% of individuals 65 and over have one or more disability.

Local Resources

For local resources or to report a public health nuisance or concern, please contact the Chester Health Officer.

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