Chester Springs, PA
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Chester Springs is a medium-sized town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 18,169 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Chester Springs is the 53rd largest community in Pennsylvania. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Chester Springs, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Chester Springs, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Chester Springs’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Chester Springs does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $156,175.00.

Chester Springs home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Chester Springs real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Chester Springs is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.39% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Chester Springs is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chester Springs who work in management occupations (22.51%), sales jobs (12.88%), and business and financial occupations (11.14%).

Also of interest is that Chester Springs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Chester Springs telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.75% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Chester Springs is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Chester Springs really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Chester Springs perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Chester Springs, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.61 minutes every day commuting to work.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Chester Springs, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Chester Springs is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 69.77% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Chester Springs in 2010 was $65,035, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $260,140 for a family of four.

Chester Springs is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Chester Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chester Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Chester Springs include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Chester Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Other Asian languages.


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