Chester, WV Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,292 housing units in Chester. This represents a 3.7% decline from 1,341 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,292 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Chester is about 62.9%. Chester's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.5%. Average household size is 2.24 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Chester were built after 1945.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom16.90%
Two Bedrooms34.20%
Three Bedrooms37.30%
Four Bedrooms10.60%
Five Bedrooms or more1%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.43
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$59,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$39,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.91
Median year structure was built1956
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$263

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2%
Home Equity Loan6.30%
Simple Mortgage46.70%
Debt Free45%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.9%