Chester SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
4
Commute
7

Chester Photos

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Source: Public Domain
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Chester in Pennsylvania

Chester Jobs

Chester Info Snack

Chester is a city in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States, with a population of 33,972 at the 2010 census. Incorporated in 1682, Chester sits on the western bank of the Delaware River between the cities of Philadelphia and Wilmington, Delaware.
Population
34,056
Unemployment
19.0%
Poverty
36.9%
Median Home
$66,800
Median Income
$27,217
Median Rent
$810

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3

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4

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5

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6

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7

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8

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9

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10

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Map Of Chester, PA

Population over time in Chester

Year Population % Change
2016 34,056 0.1%
2015 34,016 0.0%
2014 34,007 -0.0%
2013 34,011 -0.3%
2012 34,127 -0.6%
2011 34,336 -0.4%
2010 34,464 -

Crime in Chester Per 100k

Crime Chester PA USA
Violent Crime 1571.4 316.4 386.3
Murder 67.4 5.2 5.3
Robbery 615.7 96.4 102.8
Aggravated Assault 800.4 180.1 248.5
Property Crime 3075.4 1742.7 2450.7
Burglary 879.5 277.8 468.9
Larceny 1902.7 1362.8 1745.0
Car Theft 293.2 102.1 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Chester

White
15.5% (5,265)
African American
69.4% (23,624)
American Indian
0.2% (62)
Asian
0.6% (200)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (16)
Two Or More
2.4% (833)
Hispanic
11.9% (4,056)
Race Chester PA USA
White 15.5% 77.7% 60.6%
African American 69.4% 10.6% 10.4%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 3.1% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 2.4% 1.7% 2.5%
Hispanic 11.9% 6.6% 17.3%

Household Income For Chester, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
18.6% (6,334)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.1% (3,439)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.3% (5,891)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.6% (4,631)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.6% (4,631)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.2% (4,835)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.4% (2,179)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.5% (1,532)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.1% (374)
$200,000 or more
0.7% (238)
Income Chester PA USA
Less than $10,000 18.6% 6.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.1% 5.1% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.3% 10.5% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.6% 10.0% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.6% 13.4% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.2% 18.3% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.4% 12.6% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.5% 13.5% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.1% 5.0% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 0.7% 4.9% 5.7%

Gender in Chester

Female
51.7% (17,621)
Male
48.3% (16,434)
Gender Chester PA USA
Female 51.7% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Chester for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.9% (2,025)
9-12th Grade
14.8% (5,036)
High School / GED
45.0% (15,322)
Some College
18.7% (6,380)
Associate's Degree
5.2% (1,777)
Bachelor's Degree
7.5% (2,562)
Master's Degree
2.2% (763)
Professional Degree
0.4% (119)
Doctorate Degree
0.2% (67)
Education Chester PA USA
< 9th Grade 5.9% 3.4% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 14.8% 7.0% 7.4%
High School / GED 45.0% 36.0% 27.5%
Some College 18.7% 16.2% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.2% 8.0% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 7.5% 17.8% 18.8%
Master's Degree 2.2% 8.2% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.4% 1.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.2% 1.4% 1.3%

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