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Where is Chester County, Pennsylvania?

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Chester County is a county equivalent area found in Pennsylvania, USA. The county government of Chester is found in the county seat of West Chester.

With a total 1,966.41 sq. km of land and water area, Chester County, Pennsylvania is the 1265th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 512,784 people, Chester County has a total 194329 households earning 86050 on average per year.

Chester County, Pennsylvania - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 42029
Area Codes 610
Time Zone EST
Major Cities West Chester (population: 106,698), Coatesville (population: 53,148), Downingtown (population: 47,708), Phoenixville (population: 40,750), Malvern (population: 25,141), Kennett Square (population: 22,574), Oxford (population: 17,317), Pottstown (population: 17,300), Exton (population: 16,966), Chester Springs (population: 14,136)
Land Area 197,987 sq miles
Water Area 751 sq miles
Household Income $86,050
Housing Units 194,329
Median Home Value $325,200
High School Grads 93% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 49% of population
Retail Spending $23,255 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $783,220 per capita
Universities and Colleges Immaculata University, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.