The table below compares Chester County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 7||91st|
|Population Density1||# 8||90th|
|Diversity Index2||# 10||87th|
|Median Household Income||# 1||100th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1||100th|
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|Population in Households||498,195|
|Population in Familes||416,535|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||13,513|
|Average Household Size||2.65|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||197,536 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||140,114 (70.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||47,798 (24.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||9,624 ( 4.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$346,478|
|Average Home Value||$408,380|
|Median Household Income||$92,282|
|Average Household Income||$119,460|
|Per Capita Income||$44,072|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.84%|
|Per Capita Income||3.24%|
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