Chester Heights, Pennsylvania Population 2020

2,717

Chester Heights is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 2,717, it is the 346th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 6552nd largest city in the United States. Chester Heights is currently growing at a rate of 0.89% annually and its population has increased by 7.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,531 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Chester Heights has a population density of 1,227 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chester Heights is $107,840 with a poverty rate of 4.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,904 per month, and the median house value is $260,400. The median age in Chester Heights is 39.9 years, 38.3 years for males, and 44.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.3 males.

Chester Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 90.72%
  • Black or African American: 4.56%
  • Asian: 2.89%
  • Two or more races: 1.56%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Chester Heights, Pennsylvania is 2,717, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,669.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,531.

Chester Heights, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,38690.72%
Black or African American1204.56%
Asian762.89%
Two or More Races411.56%
Some Other Race70.27%

Chester Heights Population Pyramid 2020

Chester Heights Median Age

39.9


Total

38.3


Male

44.3


Female

Chester Heights Adults

There are 2,067 adults, (488 of whom are seniors) in Chester Heights.

Chester Heights Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Chester Heights Sex Ratio

Female

1,397

53.12%

Male

1,233

46.88%

Chester Heights Households and Families

Chester Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chester Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male73.3%26.7%
Non Family68.4%31.6%
All67.1%32.9%
Married66.2%33.8%
Female64.6%35.4%

67.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0652.467.1
Married4713.1566.2
Non Family3761.0668.4
Female1583.0464.6
Male603.1273.3

3.05

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chester Heights Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade522.87%
9th to 12th Grade191.05%
High School Graduate42023.19%
Some College26214.47%
Associates Degree1618.89%
Bachelors Degree41222.75%
Graduate Degree48526.78%

Chester Heights Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,6161,566792
Black987732
Asian656555
Hispanic282814
Multiple 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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$62,567$69,141$53,125
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$50,714$63,854$30,750
Some College$41,920$51,250$41,544
Bachelors Degree$76,964$100,469$41,875
Graduate Degree$73,068$84,412$64,102

$62,567

Average Earnings

$69,141

Average Male

$53,125

Average Female

Chester Heights Language

Chester Heights Language by Age

Chester Heights Language

94.29% of Chester Heights residents speak only English, while 5.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.91% of the population.

Chester Heights Poverty

Chester Heights Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,3181104.75%
Hispanic62711.29%
Other77100.00%
Asian7622.63%

4.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.67%

Male Poverty Rate

5.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chester Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chester Heights is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chester Heights is Asian, with 2.63% 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 4.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.23%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.89%
High School3.93%
Some College3.34%
Bachelors or Greater1.79%
Name Poverty
Male Employed1.86%
Female Employed0.76%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Chester Heights Income

Chester Heights Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$88,139$107,840
Families$100,050$124,114
Married Families$120,221-
Non Families$55,962$73,243

Chester Heights Marital Status

Chester Heights Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Chester Heights Married by Age and Sex

Chester Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Chester Heights Marital Status by Race

Chester Heights Veterans

88

Number of Veterans

88

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea37
Vietnam34
Second Gulf War8
World War II5
First Gulf War

$Chester Heights Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chester Heights Employment Status

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Chester Heights Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.23%

Born in Pennsylvania

95.36%

Native Born

4.64%

Foreign Born

1.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.36% of Chester Heights residents were born in the United States, with 73.23% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,717240.89%
20192,693240.90%
20182,669301.14%
20172,639240.92%
20162,615-4-0.15%
20152,619-1-0.04%
20142,620672.62%
20132,55360.24%
20122,54760.24%
20112,541-3-0.12%
20102,5440.00%