In 2018, Chester, PA had a population of 34k people with a median age of 30.8 and a median household income of $30,949. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Chester, PA declined from 34,102 to 33,977, a -0.367% decrease and its median household income grew from $29,954 to $30,949, a 3.32% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chester, PA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (68.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (16.5%), Other (Hispanic) (4.79%), White (Hispanic) (4.29%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.03%). 0% of the households in Chester, PA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.3% of the residents in Chester, PA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Chester, PA are Widener University (1,624 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2018, the median property value in Chester, PA was $67,800, and the homeownership rate was 35.1%. Most people in Chester, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Chester, PA was 1 car per household.