Chester County, PA

Population 506,575

Chester County, PA Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 6.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 42.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 51.1%

Registered Offenders

93.08% Lower than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

938 Found nearby

Unemployment

Moderate 2.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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104 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 104 K-12 public schools in Chester County, PA and 116 private schools. Homefacts rates Chester County's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

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70 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Chester County, PA

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$349,900 compared to October 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    5.3%
  • Rented
    24.5%
  • Owned
    70.1%

1,459 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Chester County, PA issued 1,459 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,459 permits, 802 were issued for single family homes and 657 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Chester County, PA issued 1,284 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,284 permits, 1033 were issued for single family homes and 251 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $883
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,047
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,266
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,587
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,787

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Environmental Hazards

938 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Superfunds
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Chester County, PA has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Chester County, PA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.52 Average
    Chester County, PA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 30.93°
  • February 32.65°
  • March 43.3°
  • April 52.28°
  • May 62.83°
  • June 69.64°
  • July 77.35°
  • August 72.27°
  • September 66.13°
  • October 53.8°
  • November 43.67°
  • December 36.17°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Chester County, PA

Earthquakes
Chester County, PA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Chester County, PA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Chester County, PA has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Chester County, PA has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Chester County, PA: $92,407

Unemployment

Unemployment in Chester County is 2.9%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.9% and 6.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 29.12%
White Collar - 70.88%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Tom Wolf
  • Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr.
  • Sen. Patrick J. Toomey

Neighborhood Info

8 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

88 FCC Towers view all

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