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Chester | Resources and Statistics

Chester Pennsylvania Introduction

Chester Pennsylvania Settled in 1644                                         Founded in 1642, Chester is the Oldest City in Pennsylvania.

"Chester is uniquely positioned geographically with easy access to major roadways such as I-95 and I-476, waterways such as the Delaware River, air and railway transportation. Chester's location is one of the best on the northeast corridor. But beyond these attributes, Chester has great strengths and opportunities. Many major companies have reinvested millions of dollars into the community. Widener University is a major learning institution and provides many resources for community use.... the strength of Chester lies in the attitudes and desires of the residents, the City government and many organizations in developing a vision and seeking ways to improve the standards of living for all of those who work and live in Chester." --

General Statistics

Selected Data Tables from 2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

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