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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B-
Chester Heights is a suburb of Philadelphia with a population of 2,596. Chester Heights is in Delaware County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Chester Heights offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Chester Heights and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Chester Heights are highly rated.
About Chester Heights...
Population
2,596

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$246,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,880
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Chester Heights

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$85,081
National
$55,322

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Chester Heights Reviews

2 reviews
Great family area. Safe. People have the same interests, lots of activities and a great school district.
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Feel very safe in the area for me and my children.