Chester SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
4
Commute
8

Chester, PA Photos

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Source: Public Domain

Chester, Pennsylvania 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
34,102
Unemployment
18.1%
Poverty
35.9%
Median Home
$67,300
Median Income
$29,954
Median Rent
$823

Rankings for Chester in Pennsylvania

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1

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2

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3

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Population 5,911

4

Ardmore, PA
Population 13,193

5

Conshohocken, PA
Population 7,985

6

Paoli, PA
Population 5,705

7

Swarthmore, PA
Population 6,243

8

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Population 7,530

9

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Population 9,010

10

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Population 8,577

Map Of Chester, PA

Population over time in Chester

Year Population % Change
2017 34,102 0.1%
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 1609.6 313.3 382.9
Murder 85.3 5.8 5.3
Robbery 523.8 92.1 98.0
Aggravated Assault 938.7 182.6 248.9
Property Crime 3298.6 1649.4 2362.0
Burglary 962.2 250.3 430.4
Larceny 1921.5 1297.7 1694.0
Car Theft 414.9 101.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Chester

White
16.0% (5,455)
African American
68.7% (23,418)
American Indian
0.2% (66)
Asian
0.8% (283)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (74)
Two Or More
2.2% (762)
Hispanic
11.9% (4,044)
Race Chester PA USA
White 16.0% 77.3% 61.5%
African American 68.7% 10.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 3.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.2% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 11.9% 6.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Chester, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
17.0% (579,734)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.3% (317,148)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.3% (555,862)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.2% (484,248)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.8% (504,709)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.2% (518,350)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.7% (228,483)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.3% (146,638)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.4% (47,742)
$200,000 or more
0.8% (27,281)
Income Chester PA USA
Less than $10,000 17.0% 6.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.3% 4.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.3% 10.0% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.2% 9.6% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.8% 13.1% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.2% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.7% 12.7% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.3% 14.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.4% 5.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 0.8% 5.5% 6.3%

Gender in Chester

Female
51.4% (17,531)
Male
48.6% (16,570)
Gender Chester PA USA
Female 51.4% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 48.6% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Chester for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.2% (1,765)
9-12th Grade
13.5% (4,609)
High School / GED
46.2% (15,739)
Some College
19.7% (6,716)
Associate's Degree
4.9% (1,666)
Bachelor's Degree
7.7% (2,630)
Master's Degree
2.5% (857)
Professional Degree
0.2% (72)
Doctorate Degree
0.1% (43)
Education Chester PA USA
< 9th Grade 5.2% 3.3% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 13.5% 6.8% 7.2%
High School / GED 46.2% 35.6% 27.3%
Some College 19.7% 16.1% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 4.9% 8.2% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 7.7% 18.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 2.5% 8.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.2% 1.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.1% 1.4% 1.4%

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