Chester in Middlesex county, Connecticut

Chester, CT

The charismatic town of Chester has a strong maritime history, influenced by the Connecticut River.

Today, the river continues to deliver employment and recreational opportunities. Route 9 and Interstate 95 provide residents and visitors with easy access to Chester’s abundant employment, shopping and entertainment options.

The diverse landscape provided by the town attracts an equally diverse population. There is something to suit everyone’s taste, from modern homes on the waterfront to delightful historic architecture set in the peaceful countryside. Apartments and condominium communities are available as well.

Chester is home to the Chester/Hadlyme Ferry, one of Connecticut's longest working ferries. The Connecticut River, along with Cedar Lake as well as various marinas and state parks, provide residents and visitors with numerous recreational opportunities. Chester Airport is also conveniently located in town.

Many fine dining establishments, theaters and boutiques grace the streets of this quaint Connecticut town. The shops of The Connecticut River Artisan’s Cooperative feature works of local artists and offer unique and rare collectibles and souvenirs. Youth and adult athletic leagues are organized by the community's park department.

Chester, CT Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

Chester, CT Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
$411K
Up 27.5 % since June 2016
Average Sales Price
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
$411K
Up 23.3 % since June 2016
Days on Market
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
73
Down 3.9 % since June 2016

Chester, CT Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Chester, CT

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) -2.68 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 242.2
Household Size (people) 2.25
Households w/ Children 25.15 %
Annual Residential Turnover 11.37 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $772
One Bedroom $945
Two Bedroom $1,195
Three Bedroom $1,549
Four Bedroom $1,707

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 3,887
Households: 1,670
Median Age: 51.10

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $74,700)

Climate & Weather

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The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
Percent risk, as compared to national average
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School Information for Chester, CT

Public Elementary

School

CHESTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
23 RIDGE RD
CHESTER, CT 06412

Public Middle

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Public High

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Private/Catholic

School

CIRCLE OF FRIENDS MONTESSORI
Grades: PRESCHOOL-K
25 W MAIN ST
CHESTER, CT 06412

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Chester, CT Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Chester, CT

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Featured Homes for Sale in Chester, CT

17 & 21 Cedar Lake Road, Chester, CT 06412
$750,000

17 & 21 Cedar Lake Road,
Chester, CT 06412

3 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1 half bath
67 Turkey Hill Road, Chester, CT 06412
$397,900

67 Turkey Hill Road,
Chester, CT 06412

3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
80 West Main Street, Chester, CT 06412
$495,000

80 West Main Street,
Chester, CT 06412

3 bedrooms, 2 baths
27 Winthrop Road, Chester, CT 06412
$399,000

27 Winthrop Road,
Chester, CT 06412

4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
67-2 Wig Hill Road, Chester, CT 06412
$1,150,000

67-2 Wig Hill Road,
Chester, CT 06412

3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
3 Sypher Road, Chester, CT 06412
$334,500

3 Sypher Road,
Chester, CT 06412

4 bedrooms, 3 baths
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