Chester, PA
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Chester Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (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
34,092

Age

PEOPLE OF Pennsylvania DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.17
5 To 17 17.91
18 To 24 16.46
25 To 34 13.57
35 To 54 22.45
55 To 64 11.82
65 Years And Over 11.62

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 10.0
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 79.5
COLLEGE GRADUATES 10.2

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Chester 14598 13474.688220429922 #EE2025
USA 28889 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Chester 27365 13599.625211994706 #EE2025
USA 53657 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
34.6%

Employment Industries in Chester

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 25.2
Retail 10.2
Education 9.3
Accommodation 8.5
Manufacturing 7.4
Transportation 6.1
Other 5.6
Administration 5.5
Construction 5.3
Public Service 4.3
Finance 3.6
Arts 2.7

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 15.1
Black Or African American 70.4
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 0.6
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Some Other Race Alone 2.1
Two Or More Races 0.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 11.6

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Irish 4.4
German 3.6
Italian 3.2
English 1.9
Polish 1.5
African 1.2
Jamaican 0.6
Liberian 0.5
Ukrainian 0.4
French 0.3
Dutch 0.3
Barbadian 0.2
Scottish 0.2
Swiss 0.2
Haitian 0.2
Hungarian 0.2
Canadian 0.2
Lithuanian 0.2
Russian 0.2
Scots-Irish 0.2

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 87.7
Spanish 9.1
African languages 0.7
French 0.4
Arabic 0.3
French Creole 0.2
Chinese 0.2
Russian 0.2
Indic languages 0.2
Polish 0.1
Greek 0.1
Italian 0.1
Other Indo-European 0.1
Korean 0.1
Hindi 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
Portuguese 0.1
German 0.1
Slavic languages 0.1
Serbo-Croatian 0.0

Foreign Born Chester Residents:
5.6%