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2020 Compare Cities Economy:
West Chester, PA vs Boston, MA

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Highlights
- Household income in Boston, is 12% more than it is in West Chester and is 7% above the National Average.
- West Chester unemployment rate is 3.50%.
- Boston unemployment rate is 2.80%.


Economy
 West Chester, PABoston, MAUnited States
 3.5%2.8%3.7%
 0.3%4.3%1.6%
 29.2%42.5%33.5%
 6.0%6.3%6.2%
 4.1%5.1%4.6%
     $29,444$39,686$31,177
 $55,313$62,021$57,652
 $95,265$69,616$70,850
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 Est. Households By Income
 West Chester, PABoston, MAUnited States
 14.5%17.9%11.5%
 8.1%4.5%4.8%
 7.3%7.5%9.7%
 9.2%6.7%9.3%
 7.1%6.1%8.5%
 7.1%5.9%7.7%
 9.1%8.4%9.9%
 9.8%9.9%12.3%
 16.9%15.1%14.1%
 5.4%7.8%5.8%
 5.5%10.1%6.3%
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 Population By Occupation
 West Chester, PABoston, MAUnited States
 15.9%19.6%15.1%
 5.2%8.4%5.6%
 2.4%2.4%1.7%
 1.3%2.0%1.1%
 7.4%6.9%6.0%
 3.3%3.0%2.0%
 3.8%6.4%5.9%
 1.3%2.9%2.4%
 1.0%2.3%2.2%
 19.6%6.9%5.8%
 2.6%4.6%3.9%
 5.0%4.1%3.7%
 21.8%20.1%23.5%
 0.7%0.1%0.7%
 2.3%4.0%8.2%
 6.5%6.2%12.2%

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Reviews for West Chester    13 Reviews
Where's the nice, charming part of town? Is the p - 6/4/2012
There seems to be 2 different profiles for West Chester, PA. One says it's a town of <20K and another says it's more like a small city at over 40K. I was kind of... Read More

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West Chester pa - 3/5/2012
Good that you live in Allentown, because you sure aren't seeing the real West Chester. We're from CA, and we couldn't afford to buy a home there. WC has grown into a... Read More

INCOMPETENCE RUNS RAMPANT - 7/23/2011
I am dying inside living here. It is so polluted. Filled with people that cannot add two plus two but drive $100,000+ cars. It NEVER EVER FAILS if I want to go ANYWHERE... Read More

Reviews for Boston    116 Reviews
Boston is great? Think again. - 8/6/2019
I was born and raised in Boston, the only good thing about this place is the money, if you have a great job. Other than that, the weather sucks, people are rude, people... Read More

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Boston gets a bad reputation - 8/2/2019
I grew up 25 miles outside of Boston and currently live about an hour north in New Hampshire. Boston definitely isn't for everyone its crowded and expensive, it can be... Read More

Overrated - 5/15/2019
I rated "Just Okay" because Boston did offer a few things that other cities didn't. The schools are good, the public transit is OK and it's proximity to NYC is a winner.... Read More

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ZIPS IN WEST CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA
19383
ZIPS IN BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
02124, 02128, 02135, 02130, 02127, 02125, 02136, 02131, 02115, 02126, 30 total

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