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Chester County, PA

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Chester County, PA
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatWest Chester, PA
  • Population498,886
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 750.5099
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 664.7000

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010498,886130 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010664.70220 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)20186.3%1053 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20187.6%975 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201311 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20193.2%2077 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016751.902709 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201616.8%3044 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20166.502429 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201853.9%1157 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)201611144 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201516.3%1263 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)20187.1%3024 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$1,820,652,000.0081 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)20171679 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201190.712113 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201974.0%826 of 1006
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20184405 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201112.011460 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2016$2,705,084.1441 of 654
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$14,132,414,000.00120 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20104.2%185 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201228.3%2153 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201891113 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-201821356 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20104,097279 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)201954,321.311830 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$12,222,000,000.0016 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$19,310,000,000.0070 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$8,435,000,000.0026 of 2178
Population (County)2050650,000147 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$433,771.0017 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050558,000113 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205047,000180 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050215323 of 2780
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