Chester Heights, PA Overview

Chester Heights is a borough in Delaware County, most of which lies south of U.S. 1, about a mile southwest of Wawa, Pennsylvania.  The population was 2,481 at the 2000 census.  The borough has a total area of 2.1 square miles, all of it land.  Chester Heights was formerly part of Aston Township.  The northwestern portion of the township, was against a proposed tax hike, so they seceded from the township and formed the borough of Chester Heights.  There are houses in the borough dating to 1720, though most of the oldest were built in 1777 when men, seperated from the rest of the Colonial army after the Battle of Brandywine joined together to form the community of Logtown, which still exists in present day Chester Heights.


Population Growth (since 2000)0%
Population Density (ppl / mile)1,150.00
Household Size (ppl)2.094
Households w/ Children26%

Housing Stability

Annual Residential Turnover9%
5+ Years in Residency36%
Median Year in Residency3.53

Housing Inventory

Chester Heights, PA Housing Inventory 8209836082098360

Market Overview

1 listings with an estimated median price of $159,900

$100K - 200K1
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Lots and Land1

(Data as of 7/5/2020)

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Chester Heights, PA Population Demographics

Total: 2,545


Median Age: 45.15

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Temperature (degrees F)

Chester Heights, PA Temperature

Weather Risk

Chester Heights, PA Weather Risk


The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Education Climate Index

Chester Heights, PA Education Climate Index

Highest Education Level Attained

Chester Heights, PA Highest Education Level Attained 43928415536304254764392843630425

Employment and Finance


Chester Heights, PA Workforce

Income by dollar range (Median Income: $76,759)

Chester Heights, PA Income by dollar range 4936838143226594586178227928115024332

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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Smoking Ban

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The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime equals a score of 1.0, so a score of 2.0 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 0.50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Chester Heights, PA Crime

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