Chester, PA Unemployment Rate Report

Chester, PA Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Chester, Pennsylvania has ranged from 4.9% in April 2000 to 17.4% in July 2011. The current unemployment rate for Chester is 9.7% in August 2017. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Chester, PA Unemployment Rate by Month

Very High Unemployment Area
Chester, PA Current Unemployment - 9.7%
Chester, PA Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Chester, PA% Pennsylvania% National %
1 / 2017 8.5% 5.3% 4.8%
2 / 2017 8.5% 5.4% 4.7%
3 / 2017 7.9% 5.1% 4.5%
4 / 2017 8.3% 4.7% 4.4%
5 / 2017 8.6% 5.2% 4.3%
6 / 2017 8.8% 5.1% 4.4%
7 / 2017 9.8% 5.3% 4.3%
8 / 2017 9.7% 5.1% 4.4%

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