In 2021, Chester, PA had a population of 32.8k people with a median age of 32.5 and a median household income of $35,751. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Chester, PA declined from 33,855 to 32,819, a −3.06% decrease and its median household income grew from $32,867 to $35,751, a 8.77% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chester, PA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (71.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (15.4%), Other (Hispanic) (4.71%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.86%), and White (Hispanic) (2.2%).
None of the households in Chester, 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.
98.1% of the residents in Chester, PA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Chester, PA are Widener University (1,731 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Chester, PA was $71,300, and the homeownership rate was 36.8%.
Most people in Chester, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Chester, PA was 1 car per household.