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Overview
Population:499,548
Pop. Change:16%
State: Pennsylvania
Metro Area:Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
County:Chester County
City:Tredyffrin township, West Goshen township, ... 90 total
Zip Code:19382, 19320, ... 37 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Chester's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Metro Area

Profile: Large city  Location: Extreme southeastern Pennsylvania along the Delaware River at the New Jersey border Elevation: 28 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

PROCON
Arts and cultureLow economic growth
EducationSome urban decay
Historic interest Violent crime

Interesting Facts about Chester County

As of 2014, Chester County's population is 499,548 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 16.10 percent.

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The median home cost in Chester County is $292,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 4.80 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Chester County's cost of living is 31.40% Higher than the U.S. average.

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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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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.


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Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Chester County's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes


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