Chester Heights, PA Population

Population: 2,481. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,479 (-0.1% change)
Males: 1,171 (47.2%), Females: 1,310 (52.8%)

Delaware County

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

Population

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%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Chester Heights:

  • RIDDLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; MEDIA, PA)
  • CROZER CHESTER MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; CHESTER, PA)
  • MAIN LINE HOSPITAL, INC PAOLI (about 11 miles; PAOLI, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Chester Heights:

  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 17 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Abbreviation: PHL)
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 18 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; Abbreviation: ILG)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 47 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Chester Heights:

  • BRANDYWINE (about 10 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA; Abbreviation: N99)
  • KEYSTONE (about 12 miles; EXTON, PA; Abbreviation: N02)
  • SPITFIRE AERODROME (about 13 miles; PEDRICKTOWN, NJ; Abbreviation: 7N7)
Amtrak stations near Chester Heights:

  • 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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chester Heights:

  • 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)

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