Most Expensive Chester Springs Neighborhoods
Chester Springs is a medium-sized town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 17,395 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 $146,362.
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 89.66% 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 (19.07%), sales jobs (15.08%) and business and financial occupations (10.55%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.77% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
In addition, Chester Springs is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Chester Springs’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe 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 32.01 minutes every day commuting to work.
If knowledge is power, Chester Springs is a pretty powerful place. 67.99% of the adults in Chester Springs have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Chester Springs in 2010 was $54,915, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $219,660 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, Polish and French.
The languages spoken by people in Chester Springs are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Chester Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, Hindi and Other Asian languages.
|CHESTER SPRINGS INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||2,065|
|CHESTER SPRINGS HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||88.09%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||11.91%|
|TYPE OF CHESTER SPRINGS HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||79.57%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||16.19%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.31%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||2.42%|
|SIZE OF CHESTER SPRINGS HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||12.37%|
|AGE OF CHESTER SPRINGS HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||42.58%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||39.29%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||7.62%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||10.51%|
|CHESTER SPRINGS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$493,214|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,778|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $52,000||1.30%|
|$52,001 - $104,000||1.35%|
|$104,001 - $209,000||1.92%|
|$209,001 - $313,000||8.12%|
|$313,001 - $418,000||22.23%|
|$418,001 - $522,000||25.07%|
|$522,001 - $784,000||27.87%|
|$784,001 - $1,045,000||6.55%|
|PEOPLE OF CHESTER SPRINGS||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.65%|
|5 TO 17||24.65%|
|18 TO 24||5.03%|
|25 TO 34||6.63%|
|35 TO 54||36.62%|
|55 TO 64||12.23%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.18%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.39%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$146,362|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$54,915|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||2.35%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (15.24%)
Information Technology (3.08%)
Real estate (2.48%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.57%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.26%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.37%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.25%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||2.83%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (24.18%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (83.87%)
Other Asian languages (2.21%)
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