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Chester Heights, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Chester Heights had a population of 2,757 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Chester Heights is located at latitude 39.891 and longitude -75.4711 in Delaware County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Chester Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Delaware County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 335 feet.

The Borough of Chester Heights (GNIS ID: 1215176) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chester Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chester Heights: Logtown, Peters Mill.


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Chester Heights, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,757
Daytime Population: Workers 1,651
Daytime Population: Residents 1,209
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,860
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 2,685
Population in Familes 1,997
Population in Group Qrtrs 72
Population Density2 1,246
Diversity Index3 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $79,266
Average Household Income $104,688
Per Capita Income $49,481

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,373 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 851 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 437 (31.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $268,525
Average Home Value $369,771
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,288
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 720
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.19% 0.84%
Households 1.49% 1.0%
Families 1.36% 0.93%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Chester Heights, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chester Heights to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 486 72nd
Population Density # 955 46th
Diversity Index # 468 73rd
Median Household Income # 145 92nd
Per Capita Income # 49 97th

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