In 2017, Chester, PA had a population of 34.1k people with a median age of 30.2 and a median household income of $29,954. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Chester, PA grew from 34,056 to 34,102, a 0.135% increase and its median household income grew from $27,217 to $29,954, a 10.1% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chester, PA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (68.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (16%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (5.18%), White (Hispanic) (4.12%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.23%). N/A% of the people in Chester, PA speak a non-English language, and 97% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Chester, PA are Widener University (1,537 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Chester, PA is $67,300, and the homeownership rate is 37.2%. Most people in Chester, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Chester, PA is 1 car per household.