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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Housing
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  4. Good for Families
    grade A+
  5. Diversity
    grade B
  6. Jobs
    grade A minus
  7. Weather
    grade C+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade B minus

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Chester County is located in Pennsylvania with a population of 519,560. Chester County is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. In Chester County, most residents own their homes. In Chester County there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Chester County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Chester County are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$357,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,330
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Chester County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    88
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    12.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    28.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    109.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    912.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    43.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

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