Population: 2,481. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,479 (-0.1% change)
Males: 1,171 (47.2%), Females: 1,310 (52.8%)
Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $70,236
Median house value: $133,900
Races in Chester Heights:
- White Non-Hispanic (92.7%)
- Black (2.3%)
- Two or more races (1.7%)
- Hispanic (1.3%)
- Asian Indian (0.9%)
Ancestries: Irish (28.2%), German (25.6%), Italian (23.5%), English (15.0%), Polish (8.1%), French (3.2%).
Elevation: 336 feet
Land area: 2.1 square miles
For population 25 years and over in Chester Heights
- High school or higher: 94.0%
- Bachelor’s degree or higher: 46.2%
- Graduate or professional degree: 20.6%
- Unemployed: 1.9%
- Mean travel time to work: 27.9 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Chester Heights borough
- Never married: 27.1%
- Now married: 54.4%
- Separated: 1.7%
- Widowed: 4.0%
- Divorced: 12.8%
6.4% Foreign born (2.1% Africa, 2.0% Europe, 0.8% North America, 0.7% Asia).
Population change in the 1990s: +129 (+5.5%).
- 11 miles: PAOLI (LANCASTER PIKE & S. VALLEY RD.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
- 12 miles: WILMINGTON (M. L. KING BLVD, & FRENCH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
- 14 miles: EXTON (CREST AVE. OFF RTE. 100). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, public transit connection.
Colleges and Universities
- DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; MEDIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,248)
- WIDENER UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 8 miles; CHESTER, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,646)
- WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 10 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA; Full-time enrollment: 10,419)
- IMMACULATA COLLEGE (about 12 miles; IMMACULATA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,042)
- EASTERN COLLEGE (about 13 miles; ST DAVIDS, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,456)
- VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; VILLANOVA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,547)
- WILMINGTON COLLEGE (about 18 miles; NEW CASTLE, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,087)