Chester Heights, Pennsylvania Population 2021

2,882
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Chester Heights is a city located in Delaware County Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 2,882, it is the 325th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 6369th largest city in the United States . Chester Heights is currently growing at a rate of 2.49% annually and its population has increased by 13.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,531 in 2010. Chester Heights reached it's highest population of 2,882 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, Chester Heights has a population density of 1,302 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chester Heights is $98,519 with a poverty rate of 3.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,920 per month, and the median house value is $249,000. The median age in Chester Heights is 39.8 years, 36.1 years for males, and 46 years for females.

Chester Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chester Heights was:

  • White: 89.36%
  • Black or African American: 4.66%
  • Asian: 3.57%
  • Two or more races: 1.69%
  • Other race: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Chester Heights, Pennsylvania is 2,882 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,672.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,531.

Chester Heights, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,37889.36%
Black or African American1244.66%
Asian953.57%
Two or More Races451.69%
Some Other Race190.71%
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Chester Heights Population by Race

Chester Heights Population Pyramid $2021

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Chester Heights Median Age

39.8


Total

36.1


Male

46


Female

Chester Heights Adults

There are 2,059 adults, (523 of whom are seniors) in Chester Heights.

Chester Heights Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Chester Heights Sex Ratio

Female

1,432

53.81%

Male

1,229

46.19%

Chester Heights Population by Age

Chester Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chester Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male71.9%28.1%
Non Family63.4%36.6%
All59.9%40.1%
Married57.5%42.5%
Female55.1%44.9%

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chester Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0652.4259.9
Married4733.1457.5
Non Family3521.0963.4
Female1762.9155.1
Male643.0871.9

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Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Chester Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade291.60%
9th to 12th Grade532.92%
High School Graduate44424.44%
Some College25313.92%
Associates Degree19610.79%
Bachelors Degree45424.99%
Graduate Degree38821.35%
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Chester Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chester Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6161,554749
Black917829
Asian707060
Hispanic3629
Other Race1912
2+ Races444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Chester Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,528$70,217$41,556
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$46,848$54,821$27,596
Some College$41,328$65,139$40,845
Bachelors Degree$75,489$88,333$39,750
Graduate Degree$71,818$86,172$65,489

$56,528

Average Earnings

$70,217

Average Male

$41,556

Average Female

Chester Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chester Heights Language by Age

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Chester Heights Language

94.55% of Chester Heights residents speak only English, while 5.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.19% of the population.

Chester Heights Language

Chester Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,317773.32%
Black961111.46%
Asian9522.11%

3.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.03%

Male Poverty Rate

4.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chester Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chester Heights is Black, with 11.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chester Heights is Asian, with 2.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.16%.

Chester Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.66%
Bachelors or Greater2.03%
High School1.61%
Some College1.35%

Chester Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed8.70%
Male Employed1.67%
Female Employed0.59%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Chester Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chester Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$85,954$98,519
Families$92,140$111,951
Married Families$112,159-
Non Families$50,500$66,433
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Income by Household Type

Chester Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Chester Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Chester Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Chester Heights Marital Status by Race

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Chester Heights Marital Status

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78

Number of Veterans

78

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea35
Vietnam19
Second Gulf War8
World War II5
First Gulf War

Chester Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+46
65 to 7419
18 to 348
35 to 545
55 to 64

Chester Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White683.63%
Black1010.99%

Chester Heights Veterans by Race

Chester Heights Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chester Heights Veterans by Education

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67%

Labor Force Participation

63.1%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Chester Heights Employment by Age

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Chester Heights Employment by Race

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Chester Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.58%

Born in Chester Heights

94.25%

Native Born

5.75%

Foreign Born

1.69%

Non Citizen

4.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.25% of Chester Heights residents were born in the United States, with 73.58% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Chester Heights Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,882702.49%
20202,812702.55%
20192,742702.62%
20182,672341.29%
20172,638220.84%
20162,616-3-0.11%
20152,619-1-0.04%
20142,620692.70%
20132,55140.16%
20122,54760.24%
20112,541-3-0.12%
20102,5440.00%

Chester Heights Population by Year