Chester is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 33,775, it is the 15th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 1157th largest city in the United States. Chester is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually and its population has decreased by -0.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,972 in 2010. Chester reached it's highest population of 66,039 in 1950. Spanning over 6 miles, Chester has a population density of 6,988 people per square mile.
The average household income in Chester is $41,564 with a poverty rate of 33.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $834 per month, and the median house value is $67,800. The median age in Chester is 30.8 years, 29.7 years for males, and 32.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.5 males.