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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Demographic Statistics

Chester, Pennsylvania

Number

Percent

Total population36,854100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male17,36247.1
Female19,49252.9
Under 5 years3,0908.4
5 to 9 years3,3919.2
10 to 14 years3,0008.1
15 to 19 years3,0278.2
20 to 24 years3,2678.9
25 to 34 years4,74812.9
35 to 44 years5,14514.0
45 to 54 years4,16511.3
55 to 59 years1,4694.0
60 to 64 years1,2093.3
65 to 74 years2,2026.0
75 to 84 years1,6484.5
85 years and over4931.3
Median age (years)30.6(X)
18 years and over25,88570.2
Male
11,87232.2
Female
14,01338.0
21 years and over23,60564.1
62 years and over5,03713.7
65 years and over4,34311.8
Male
1,6474.5
Female
2,6967.3
RACE
One race36,29898.5
White
6,98018.9
Black or African American
27,89775.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
750.2
Asian
2260.6
Asian Indian
570.2
Chinese
480.1
Filipino
240.1
Japanese
310.1
Korean
300.1
Vietnamese
100.0

Other Asian 1

260.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
40.0
Native Hawaiian
30.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
10.0
Samoan
00.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

00.0
Some other race
1,1163.0
Two or more races5561.5

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White7,26219.7
Black or African American28,32976.9
American Indian and Alaska Native2250.6
Asian3080.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander270.1
Some other race1,3113.6
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population36,854100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)1,9865.4
Mexican
920.2
Puerto Rican
1,4644.0
Cuban
420.1
Other Hispanic or Latino
3881.1
Not Hispanic or Latino34,86894.6
White alone
6,58217.9
RELATIONSHIP
Total population36,854100.0
In households33,87791.9
Householder
12,81434.8
Spouse
3,1818.6
Child
12,15533.0
Own child under 18 years
8,67423.5
Other relatives
3,70910.1
Under 18 years
1,9915.4
Nonrelatives
2,0185.5
Unmarried partner
9542.6
In group quarters2,9778.1
Institutionalized population
1,3643.7
Noninstitutionalized population
1,6134.4
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households12,814100.0
Family households (families)8,12663.4
With own children under 18 years
4,18432.7
Married-couple family
3,18124.8
With own children under 18 years
1,34610.5
Female householder, no husband present
4,11332.1
With own children under 18 years
2,44719.1
Nonfamily households4,68836.6
Householder living alone
3,99931.2
Householder 65 years and over
1,43911.2
Households with individuals under 18 years5,13140.0
Households with individuals 65 years and over3,25325.4
Average household size2.64(X)
Average family size3.34(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units14,976100.0
Occupied housing units12,81485.6
Vacant housing units2,16214.4
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
240.2
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)3.2(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)7.4(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units12,814100.0
Owner-occupied housing units6,10747.7
Renter-occupied housing units6,70752.3
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.69(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.60(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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