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-Some urban decay
-Violent crime

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  • Location: Extreme southeastern Pennsylvania along the Delaware River at the New Jersey border
  • Country: United States
  • State: Pennsylvania
  • County: Chester County
  • Metro Area: No Metro Area

Quick Facts About Chester

    The unemployment rate in Chester County is 3.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Chester County jobs have Increased by 1.44 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Chester County's cost of living is 31.40% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Chester County's population is 499,548 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 16.10 percent.
    Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Chester County is $292,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 4.80 percent.
    Chester County public schools spend $16,682 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in Chester County.

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