Chester Heights, PA Profile: Facts & Data

Advertisement

Chester Heights Local Links & Resources:
Resources | ALL Chester Heights Content
Planning to visit Chester Heights? See Local Hotels

Also See: Glen Mills, PA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Chester Heights, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Chester Heights had a population of 2,898 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Chester Heights is located at latitude 39.8901 and longitude -75.4755 in Delaware County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Chester Heights 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.

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

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Chester Heights 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Chester Heights (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Pennsylvania Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Pennsylvania Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

Chester Heights, PA - Most Popular Things to Do

Also See: Nearby Photos | Nearby Hotels | Driving Directions

Use HTL Address Research for a Pennsylvania Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2019, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


Advertisement

Chester Heights, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Chester Heights, PA Housing Affordability Index is 116
State of Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Chester Heights, PA Wealth Index is 161
State of Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

These new demographic attributes are availiable for Neighborhoods, Cities, Counties, and ZIP Codes.

More Tools and Resources:

  1. For information about schools and school attendance zones, use the HTL Address Tool
  2. Our new HTL Neighborhood Explorer provides lots of detail about any neighborhood.
  3. The new 2-Minute Introduction and Concise Guide to Big Data which will help you make the most effective use of HomeTownLocator Tools.
  4. See the References & Data Sources page for more information about methodology and sources of data.
  5. See the Pennsylvania COVID-19 Data and US COVID-19 Data for more information on the spread of the novel coronavirus.

POPULATION

Total Population 2,898 (100%)
Population in Households 2,826 (97.5%)
Population in Families 2,090 (72.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 72 ( 2.5%)
Population Density 1,309
Diversity Index2 26
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $88,249
Average Household Income $119,892
Per Capita Income $55,268
Wealth Index4 161

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,394 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 912 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 423 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $326,829
Housing Affordability Index3 116
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,335
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 738
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.47% 1.02%
Households 1.56% 1.01%
Families 1.33% 0.88%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Chester Heights, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chester Heights to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 471 73rd
Population Density # 926 47th
Diversity Index # 461 74th
Median Household Income # 107 94th
Per Capita Income # 44 98th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features

Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Pennsylvania July 1, 2019 Data
Data:
Locations:
Highest or Lowest:
Results:
Advertisement