Population Demographics for Chester County, Pennsylvania in 2019, 2018



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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population498,886100
White426,70785
Hispanic or Latino32,5036
Black or African American30,6236
Asian19,2963
Some Other Race12,2072
Two or More Races9,0301
American Indian862Below 1%
Three or more races691Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander161Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

MaleFemaleTotal
Total Population245,161253,725498,886
White208,866217,841426,707
Hispanic or Latino17,92114,58232,503
Black or African American14,96615,65730,623
Asian9,21510,08119,296
Some Other Race7,0455,16212,207
Two or More Races4,5364,4949,030
American Indian450412862
Three or more races327364691
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander8378161

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Chester County

 
Total Population:498,886
Male Population:245,161
Female Population:253,725

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Chester County

 
Both sexes39
Male38
Female40

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Chester County

 
Total Population:485,550
Male Population:238,770
Under 5 years:15,913
5 to 9 years:17,667
10 to 14 years:18,155
15 to 17 years:11,314
18 and 19 years:5,700
20 years:2,545
21 years:2,643
22 to 24 years:8,438
25 to 29 years:13,541
30 to 34 years:13,213
35 to 39 years:15,415
40 to 44 years:17,906
45 to 49 years:20,058
50 to 54 years:19,547
55 to 59 years:16,486
60 and 61 years:5,452
62 to 64 years:7,732
65 and 66 years:4,108
67 to 69 years:5,336
70 to 74 years:6,385
75 to 79 years:4,855
80 to 84 years:3,599
85 years and over:2,762
Female Population:246,780
Under 5 years:15,117
5 to 9 years:17,211
10 to 14 years:17,359
15 to 17 years:10,639
18 and 19 years:4,566
20 years:2,423
21 years:2,597
22 to 24 years:8,124
25 to 29 years:13,271
30 to 34 years:13,606
35 to 39 years:16,074
40 to 44 years:18,996
45 to 49 years:21,067
50 to 54 years:20,168
55 to 59 years:17,212
60 and 61 years:5,854
62 to 64 years:8,204
65 and 66 years:4,497
67 to 69 years:5,845
70 to 74 years:7,350
75 to 79 years:6,081
80 to 84 years:5,211
85 years and over:5,308

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Chester County

 
Total:2
Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Chester County

 
Total:182,900
Family led homes:129,138
Husband-wife family:107,144
Other family:21,994
Population of male led with no wife present:6,472
Population female led with no husband present:15,522
Population of Nonfamily homes:53,762
Population living alone:42,032
Population not living alone:11,730

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Chester County with people under 18 years old:

 
Total:182,900
Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:64,320
Population of family homes:63,910
Husband-wife family:51,179
Under 6 years only:11,785
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:10,515
6 to 17 years only:28,879
Other family:12,731
Male householder, no wife present:3,469
Under 6 years only:857
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:509
6 to 17 years only:2,103
Female led with no husband present:9,262
Under 6 years only:1,662
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1,453
6 to 17 years only:6,147
Nonfamily households:410
Male led households:328
Under 6 years only:54
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:23
6 to 17 years only:251
Female led householder:82
Under 6 years only:16
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:8
6 to 17 years only:58
Households with no people under 18 years:118,580
Family households:65,228
Husband-wife family:55,965
Other family:9,263
Male led with no wife present:3,003
Female led with no husband present:6,260
Nonfamily households:53,352
Male led householder:23,612
Female led householder:29,740

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Chester County, by type

 
Total Home Population:182,900
Population of Family homes:129,138
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:1,655
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:14,443
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:29,130
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:35,475
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:14,171
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:11,550
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:13,652
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:7,109
Population of 85 year olds and over:1,953
Population of Nonfamily Homes:53,762
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:3,736
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:8,306
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:6,003
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:9,295
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:5,107
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:4,591
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:6,845
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:6,050
Population of 85 year olds and over:3,829

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

households in Chester County containing people over 60

 
Total Population:182,900
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:61,511
1-person household:19,757
2-or-more-person household:41,754
Family households:39,847
Nonfamily households:1,907
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:121,389
1-person household:22,275
2-or-more-person household:99,114
Family homes:89,291
Nonfamily homes:9,823

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

homes in Chester County with multiple generations.

 
Total Population:182,900
Home has three or more generations:5,805
Home does not have three or more generations:177,095

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Chester County under 18 years old in homes

 
Total Population:123,334
Unmarried partner of home lead present:5,314
In family homes:4,985
Population of male led and male partner homes:260
Population of male led and female partner households:2,112
Population of female led and female partner households:333
Population of female led and male partner households:2,280
In nonfamily homes:329
Population of male led and male partner homes:5
Population of male led and female partner homes:285
Population of female led and female partner homes:11
Population of female led and male partner homes:28
No unmarried partner of home lead present:118,020
In family homes:117,730
Population of husband-wife family homes:100,856
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:3,617
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:13,257
In nonfamily homes:290

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Chester County

 
Total Population:407,674
Population Under 18 years:122,065
Population 18 years and over:285,609

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Chester County have lived in one place.

 
Total:182,900
Population of Owner occupied homes:139,328
Family home:109,632
Nonfamily homess:29,696
Male led home:12,312
Living alone:9,349
Not living alone:2,963
Female led home:17,384
Living alone:15,048
Not living alone:2,336
Population of Renter occupied homes:43,572
Family run homes:19,506
Husband-wife family:11,064
Other family:8,442
Male led with no wife present:2,426
Female led with no husband present:6,016
Nonfamily Homes:24,066
Male led homes:11,628
Male living alone:7,986
Male not living alone:3,642
Female led homes:12,438
Females living alone:9,649
Females not living alone:2,789