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People

Total Population 2,573
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 21.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,310
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 50.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 51.1%
Median Earnings25+ $52,629
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,942
Median Earnings With High School Degree $37,039

Wealth

Median Family Income $86,953
% Above Poverty Level 95.6%
% Below Poverty Level 4.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 4.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,790
Median House Value $246,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.2%
US/American 0%
English 12%
Irish 31.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Chester Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles N of Wilmington, Delaware (center to center)
Nearest Large City 17 miles W of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Delaware
P.O. Box Zip Codes 19017
Phone Area Codes 610
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.89
Longitude -75.475

Chester Heights Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MARCUS HOOK
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 40 F
Apr Temp 46 to 63 F
Jul Temp 70 to 88 F
Oct Temp 50 to 65 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Station WEST CHESTER 2 NW
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station PHOENIXVILLE 1 E
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brookhaven 8,054 $97,845

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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