Chester, NY 10918 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 10918: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chester, NY 10918

Acceptable Alternative
Mediacom Park, NY 10918

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Orange County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.353, Longitude -74.266
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 416
  • PO Box Addresses: 314
  • Residential Addresses: 4,035
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 47
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,988

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Chester, NY 10918 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,661
Daytime Population: Workers 5,338
Daytime Population: Residents 6,189
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,527
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 12,500
Population in Familes 10,935
Population in Group Qrtrs 161
Population Density2 344
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $94,012
Average Household Income $120,235
Per Capita Income $41,866


Total Housing Units 4,640 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,577 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 789 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 274 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $329,171
Average Home Value $377,209


Total Households 4,366
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 3,319
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.46% 0.55%
Households 0.35% 0.45%
Families 0.24% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Chester, NY 10918 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 10918 to the other 1,745 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 458 74th
Population Density # 742 58th
Diversity Index # 335 81st
Median Household Income # 254 86th
Per Capita Income # 330 81st

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