Chester, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,484 housing units in Chester. This represents a 4% growth from 1,427 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,451 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 33 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Chester is about 57.9%. Chester's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.4%. Average household size is 2.51 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Chester were built after 1976.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.30%
One Bedroom12.70%
Two Bedrooms44.30%
Three Bedrooms28.30%
Four Bedrooms11.30%
Five Bedrooms or more2.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.66
Median year structure was built1975
Median Value of occupied units$130,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$97,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.3
Median year structure was built1976
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$805

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2%
Home Equity Loan12.60%
Simple Mortgage59.90%
Debt Free25.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs23.3%