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Chester
  • Suburb of Philadelphia, PA

Chester Residents

Chester Residents Overview

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
33,982
Unemployment Rate
7.1%
Poverty Rate
31.3%
Non-Citizens
2.6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 6 responses
  • Hopeless
    50%
  • Keep to themselves
    33%
  • Hopeful
    17%

Chester Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    47%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    national  12%
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    68%
  • White
    17%
  • Hispanic
    12%
  • Two or more races
    3%
  • Asian
    1%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    51%
  • Male
    49%
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%

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Income

Median Household Income
$32,403
National
$62,843
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    38%
  • $25-$44k
    25%
  • $45-$74k
    19%
  • $75-$149k
    14%
  • $150k+
    3%
Median Individual Income
$18,895
National
$31,133
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    42%
  • $15-$34k
    33%
  • $35-$64k
    18%
  • $65k+
    7%

Community

Poll
20%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 5 responses
Poll
33%
of people say LGBT residents are not very accepted. 6 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
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