Chester City PUMA, PA

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2020 Population
145,544
0.245% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
Pat Toomey
Republican Party
2018 Median Age
36
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
17.2%
2.23% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$53,748
0.393% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$147,600
0.958% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
66,377
0.451% 1-year decline

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In 2020, Chester City PUMA, PA had a population of 146k people with a median age of 36 and a median household income of $53,748. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Chester City PUMA, PA declined from 145,902 to 145,544, a −0.245% decrease and its median household income declined from $53,960 to $53,748, a −0.393% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chester City PUMA, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (55.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (34.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.6%), White (Hispanic) (2.05%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.78%).

7.78% of the households in Chester City PUMA, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.7% of the residents in Chester City PUMA, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Delaware County (Southeast)--Chester City PUMA, PA are Widener University (1,740 degrees awarded in 2020), All-State Career School (210599) (351 degrees), and Venus Beauty Academy (37 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Chester City PUMA, PA was $147,600, and the homeownership rate was 60.6%.

Most people in Chester City PUMA, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Chester City PUMA, PA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Chester City PUMA, PA is home to a population of 146k people, from which 97.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 5.14% of Chester City PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (7.48k people).

In 2020, there were 1.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (80.7k people) in Chester City PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 50.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.79k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Chester City PUMA, PA are Spanish (4,356 households), Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (841 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (778 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
75,312
Women
51.7%
70,267
Men
48.3%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 145,579 inhabitants, with 48.3% men, and 51.7% women.

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Citizenship

97.7%
2020 Citizenship
97.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.7% of Chester City PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Chester City PUMA, PA was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Chester City PUMA, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    80.7k ± 1.48k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    50.3k ± 1.32k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.79k ± 616
5.47%
Hispanic Population
7.97k people

In 2020, there were 1.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (80.7k people) in Chester City PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 50.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.79k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.47% of the people in Chester City PUMA, PA are hispanic (7.97k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Liberia
    798 ± 692 people
  2. Nigeria
    434 ± 511 people
  3. India
    400 ± 490 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Chester City PUMA, PA was Liberia, the natal country of 798 Chester City PUMA, PA residents, followed by Nigeria with 434 and India with 400.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.14%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
7.48k people
5.66%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
8.26k people

As of 2020, 5.14% of Chester City PUMA, PA residents (7.48k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Chester City PUMA, PA was 5.66%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,356 households (3.2%)
  2. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    841 households (0.618%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    778 households (0.572%)

7.78% of the households in Chester City PUMA, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Chester City PUMA, PA was Spanish. 3.2% of the households in Chester City PUMA, PA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,599 ± 521
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    998 ± 302
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    930 ± 239

Chester City PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.6 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Chester City PUMA, PA employs 66.4k people. The largest industries in Chester City PUMA, PA are Restaurants & Food Services (4,916 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,075 people), and Construction (3,365 people), and the highest paying industries are Computer Systems Design ($118,913), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($110,375), and Petroleum refining ($102,148).

Males in Chester City PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.13 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,421. The income inequality in Chester City PUMA, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.41, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
33,031
Women
49.8%
33,346
Men
50.2%

The workforce of Chester City PUMA, PA in 2020 was 66,377 people, with 49.8% woman, and 50.2% men.

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Occupations

66.4k
2020 Value
−0.451%
1 Year decline
± −0.451%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Chester City PUMA, PA declined at a rate of −0.451%, from 66.7k employees to 66.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chester City PUMA, PA, are Cashiers (1,682 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,656 people), and Customer service representatives (1,649 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chester City PUMA, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

66.4k
2020 Value
−0.451%
1 Year decline
± −0.451%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Chester City PUMA, PA declined at a rate of −0.451%, from 66.7k employees to 66.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chester City PUMA, PA, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,916 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,075 people), and Construction (3,365 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chester City PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in Chester City PUMA, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,387
Median earning men ± $902
$33,188
Median earning women ± $1,229

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($63,080), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,712), and Manufacturing ($51,565).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($73,448), Construction ($50,950), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,387).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $110B
  2. $74.2B
  3. $44.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $110B, followed by Mixed freight ($74.2B) and Electronics ($44.2B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$734B
2020 Value in Pennsylvania
$1.46T
Projected 2050 Value in Pennsylvania
99.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $734B. This is expected to increase 99.3% to $1.46T by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $73.5B
  2. $71.1B
  3. $36.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $73.5B, followed by New York with $71.1B and Ohio and $36.8B.

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Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Pat Toomey
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Chester City PUMA, PA awarded 2,128 degrees. The student population of Chester City PUMA, PA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 2,635 male students and 4,427 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Chester City PUMA, PA are White (1,256 and 60.2%), followed by Black or African American (512 and 24.5%), Hispanic or Latino (126 and 6.04%), and Unknown (72 and 3.45%).

The largest universities in Chester City PUMA, PA by number of degrees awarded are Widener University (1,740 and 81.8%), All-State Career School (210599) (351 and 16.5%), and Venus Beauty Academy (37 and 1.74%).

The most popular majors in Delaware County (Southeast)--Chester City PUMA, PA are Social Work (314 and 14.8%), Law (251 and 11.8%), and Registered Nursing (204 and 9.59%).

The median tuition cost in Delaware County (Southeast)--Chester City PUMA, PA for private four year colleges is $47,770.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Chester City PUMA, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 74.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 14%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 7,062 (37.3% men and 62.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 7,062 students enrolled in Chester City PUMA, PA, 37.3% men and 62.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,107 records, of which 63.4% were women and 36.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 39 degree-majors awarded
  2. 204 degree-majors awarded
  3. 45 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Delaware County (Southeast)--Chester City PUMA, PA was Accounting with 39 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,740 degrees awarded
  2. 351 degrees awarded
  3. 37 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Widener University with 1,740 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 812 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Chester City PUMA, PA, which is 0.617 times less than the 1,316 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,256 degrees mean that there were 2.45 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 512 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($47,770) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($805) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,300) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.667% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.613% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Chester City PUMA, PA in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (48.4k), Some college (24.2k), and Bachelors Degree (15k).

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The median property value in Chester City PUMA, PA was $147,600 in 2020, which is 0.642 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $146,200 to $147,600, a 0.958% increase. The homeownership rate in Chester City PUMA, PA is 60.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Chester City PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 26.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Chester City PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Chester City PUMA, PA is $53,748. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Chester City PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $110,502, followed by King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA and Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA, with respective values of $110,225 and $109,598.

Property

$147,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,064
$33,378
Median Property Taxes
±$1,257

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Rent vs Own

60.6%
Homeownership
2020
60.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 60.6% of the housing units in Chester City PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 61%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Chester City PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $110,502, followed by King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA and Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA, with respective values of $110,225 and $109,598.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$53,748
Median Household Income
± $1,647
55k
Number of Households
± 1,822

In 2020, the median household income of the 55k households in Chester City PUMA, PA declined from $53,748 from the previous year's value of $53,960.

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Wage Distribution

0.41
2020 Wage GINI in Chester City PUMA, PA
0.405
2019 Wage GINI in Chester City PUMA, PA

In 2020, the income inequality in Chester City PUMA, PA was 0.41 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.32% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Chester City PUMA, PA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Chester City PUMA, PA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (71.4%)
  2. Carpooled (10.5%)
  3. Public Transit (8.45%)

In 2020, 71.4% of workers in Chester City PUMA, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.5%) and those who used public transit to get to work (8.45%).

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Commute Time

26.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chester City PUMA, PA have a shorter commute time (26.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.79% of the workforce in Chester City PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

17.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chester City PUMA, PA (24.4k out of 142k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Chester City PUMA, PA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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93.5% of the population of Chester City PUMA, PA has health coverage, with 47.1% on employee plans, 22.7% on Medicaid, 11.2% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 0.878% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Pennsylvania was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1235 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1237 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1408 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 454 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Pennsylvania, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,235 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,235 patients per year. This represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1,237 patients).

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Community Mobility

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.2% under 18 years, 23.3% between 18 and 34 years, 37.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.9% were men and 53.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.46%
Uninsured
47.1%
Employer Coverage
22.7%
Medicaid
11.2%
Medicare
11.6%
Non-Group
0.878%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chester City PUMA, PA grew by 6.39% from 6.08% to 6.46%.

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