Chester Real Estate Market Overview

Could Chester, VA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Chester. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Chester such as Chesterf...ield and Colonial Heights. When you’re ready, Trulia has 196 resale and new homes in Chester lined up for you, including 7 open houses, and 85 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$219,850

Median Sales Price

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$105

Price Per Sqft

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$1,395

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Chester show a 2% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a -5% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Chester for Dec 23 to Mar 22 was $219,850 based on 78 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Chester was $105, an increase of 0% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Chester for Feb 23 to Mar 23 was $1,395.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Chester can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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632

Counts of Theft

277

Counts of Assault

173

Counts of Arrest


Best Schools in Chester

There are 11 schools in Chester.

Elementary Schools
8

Elizabeth Scott Elementary School

Public, K - 5

8

Enon Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

8

C.C. Wells Elementary School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools
6

Elizabeth Davis Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

4

Carver Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

N/A

Chester Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
5

Thomas Dale High School

Public, 9 - 12

1

Chesterfield Community High School

Public, 8 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Chester by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
23%
Single residents
Home owners
79%
Home owners
Median age
39
Median age
Household income
$70,922
Median household income
College educated
33%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Chester commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
100% commute by car
0% commute by bike
0% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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