West Chester, Pennsylvania 

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Economy in West Chester, Pennsylvania

West Chester has an unemployment rate of 3.2%. The US average is 3.9%.

West Chester has seen the job market increase by 0.3% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 29.2%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for West Chester
- The Sales Tax Rate for West Chester is 6.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for West Chester is 4.1%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for West Chester
- The average income of a West Chester resident is $26,674 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a West Chester resident is $48,779 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYWest Chester, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  3.2%3.9%
  0.3%1.6%
  29.2%33.5%
  6.0%7.3%
  4.1%4.6%
  $29,444$31,177
  $55,313$57,652
  $95,265$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  1.0%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  3.5%6.2%
  5.8%10.4%
  2.9%2.7%
  13.1%11.6%
  2.2%4.1%
  0.4%0.9%
  2.0%2.1%
  5.6%4.7%
  1.7%1.9%
  6.7%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  4.1%4.3%
  12.4%9.3%
  9.7%13.8%
  4.2%2.2%
  18.7%7.4%
  4.1%4.9%
  2.0%4.8%
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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


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    19383

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