Chester, MD Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,737 housing units in Chester.

Of those housing units, 1,379 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 358 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Chester is about 80.6%. Chester's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.3%. Average household size is 2.44 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Chester were built after 1985.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.50%
One Bedroom5.40%
Two Bedrooms34.30%
Three Bedrooms45.70%
Four Bedrooms11.60%
Five Bedrooms or more2.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.33
Median year structure was built1987
Median Value of occupied units$145,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$154,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.87
Median year structure was built1980
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$866

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.60%
Second Mortgage10.60%
Home Equity Loan10.70%
Simple Mortgage61.30%
Debt Free16.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.4%