Chester employment information

Income per capita$15,516$28,912$28,555
Median household income$28,607$53,115$53,482
Median income owner occupied$43,587$66,298$68,142
Median income renter occupied$21,423$30,128$33,219
Median earnings male$20,460$38,139$36,116
Median earnings female$19,294$25,633$25,692
Unemployment rate11.0%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level33.1%13.5%15.6%

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Chester is 46% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Chester is 47% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Chester is 89% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Chester is 112% higher than the national average.

Find Real Estate Listings In Chester


New Real Estate Listings In Chester

Compare Chester, PA Employment To Other Cities

Employment status

Hours worked per week

Chester median earnings by income bracket

Chester employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector12.1%0.2%
Financial & insurance services2.2%5.3%
Wholesale & retail services12.0%13.0%
Public administration2.6%5.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.5%2.6%
Education, health & social services18.5%47.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rose Valley, PA885$176,406230%
Haverford College, PA1,311$160,000199%
Greenwich, NJ2,666$156,060192%
Devon, PA1,790$151,691184%
Richwood, NJ3,104$128,954141%
Chester, PA34,007$28,60747%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Huntington Station, NY34,005$74,37139%
Vestavia Hills, AL34,061$81,35252%
Cottonwood Heights, UT33,932$76,63043%
Pekin, IL33,928$48,5449%
San Dimas, CA33,896$78,91148%
Chester, PA34,007$28,60747%
Source: The Chester, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.