Chester, PA
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Chester Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Chester Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
33,988

Age

PEOPLE OF Pennsylvania DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.66
5 To 17 17.71
18 To 24 16.27
25 To 34 14.32
35 To 54 21.50
55 To 64 11.84
65 Years And Over 11.69

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 9.7
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 79.3
COLLEGE GRADUATES 10.3

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Chester 14991 13401.388112239765 #EE2025
USA 29829 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Chester 27217 13118.985611510792 #EE2025
USA 55322 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
36.9%

Employment Industries in Chester

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 24.5
Retail 12.9
Accommodation 9.3
Education 7.9
Manufacturing 7.2
Transportation 5.7
Other 5.6
Construction 5.2
Administration 5.2
Public Service 4.2
Finance 4.0
Arts 2.3


Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 15.5
Black Or African American 69.4
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 0.6
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.5
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 11.9

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Irish 4.5
German 3.5
Italian 3.3
English 1.9
Polish 1.7
Jamaican 1.4
African 0.9
Liberian 0.5
Ukrainian 0.3
Dutch 0.3
French 0.3
Haitian 0.2
Scottish 0.2
Lithuanian 0.2
Russian 0.2
Jordanian 0.2
Canadian 0.2
Greek 0.1
Scots-Irish 0.1
Hungarian 0.1

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 87.4
Spanish 9.4
Arabic 0.7
French 0.6
African languages 0.5
French Creole 0.2
Polish 0.2
Langs. of India 0.2
Slavic languages 0.2
Chinese 0.2
Native American languages 0.2
Korean 0.1
Other Indo-European 0.1
German/Yiddish 0.0
Serbo-Croatian 0.0
Other Asian languages 0.0
Vietnamese 0.0
Italian 0.0
Japanese 0.0
Armenian 0.0

Foreign Born Chester Residents:
5.0%