Chester Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Chester: City in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States

About

Chester is a city located in the county of Delaware in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,940 and a population density of 253 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,072 inhabitants.

The city was created 339 years ago in 1681.

Chester Quick Facts

Population : 4,072 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Delaware County
Postal code : 19013
Phone Area Codes : 484-610
Area : 15.55 km2
Altitude : 69 feet / 21 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1682 (339 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:44:10 (29th November 2021)
Density : 262 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.24% (2010-2020)
Weather : 46℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather
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Location of Chester on Pennsylvania map.
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Geography

Chester is located at 39°50'59"N 75°21'25"W (39.8496700, -75.3570700). It has 5 neighbors: Greenwich, Brookhaven, Eddystone, Parkside and Upland.

Chester map

Weather

Chester forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. more

Chester has 5 neighbours.

  • Greenwich township in Gloucester County, New Jersey
  • Brookhaven borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania
  • Eddystone borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Parkside borough in Pennsylvania, U.S.
  • Upland borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Demographics

The population of Chester increased by 3.24% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1820 657 -
1830 847 22.43%
1850 1,667 49.19%
1860 4,631 64%
1870 9,485 51.18%
1880 14,997 36.75%
1890 20,226 25.85%
1900 33,988 40.49%
1910 38,537 11.8%
1920 58,030 33.59%
1930 59,164 1.92%
1940 59,285 0.2%
1950 66,039 10.23%
1960 63,658 -3.74%
1970 56,331 -13.01%
1980 45,794 -23.01%
1990 41,856 -9.41%
2000 36,854 -13.57%
2010 3,940 -835.38% census
2011 4,069 3.17% estimation process
2012 4,076 0.17% estimation process
2013 4,077 0.02% estimation process
2014 4,081 0.1% estimation process
2015 4,077 -0.1% estimation process
2016 4,073 -0.1% estimation process
2017 4,065 -0.2% estimation process
2018 4,067 0.05% estimation process
2019 4,073 0.15% estimation process
2020 4,072 -0.02% estimation process

Chester zip code is 19013. County name: Delaware, County fips: 42045

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Local Places in Chester

People born in Chester (132)

People born in Chester, including blues, jazz and gospel vocalist and actress Ethel Waters, basketball player Jameer Nelson, composer Alex North, you can see a list of people who born in Chester.

  • Tyreke Evans (American basketball player) he was born in 19/09/1989
  • David Dixon Porter (United States Navy admiral) he was born in 08/06/1813
  • Marcus Belgrave (American trumpeter) he was born in 12/06/1936
  • Sylvanus Morley (American archaeologist, epigrapher, Mayanist scholar, and WWI spy for the U.S.) he was born in 07/06/1883
  • Jimmy Preston (American musician) he was born in 18/08/1913
  • Thomas N. Barnes (Chief Master Sergeant of the US Air Force) he was born in 16/11/1930
  • Joey Stefano (Americanmovie actor) he was born in 01/01/1968
  • Jack Klotz (American American football player (1932-2020)) he was born in 05/12/1932
  • John M. Paxton, Jr. (United States Marine Corps general) he was born in 25/06/1951
  • Kevin Michael (American musician) he was born in 22/10/1985
  • Al Alberts (American popular singer and composer) he was born in 10/08/1922
  • John Ernst Worrell Keely (American inventor) he was born in 03/09/1837
  • Fran Brill (American actress) she was born in 30/09/1946
  • Vince Papale (Player of American football) he was born in 09/02/1946
  • Bud Grace (cartoonist) he was born in 01/01/1944
  • John Linehan (American basketball player) he was born in 01/05/1978
  • Kelly Divine (American movie actress) she was born in 03/07/1984
  • Horace Walker (American basketball player) he was born in 17/04/1937

Schools in Chester

College & universities near Chester, PA

Code Name City ZIP
216852 Widener University Chester (PA) 19013-5792

Stations (28)

Amtrak & bus stations near Chester, PA

Code Name Address Type
ARD Ardmore Station Road and Lancaster Ave. RAIL
PHL 30th Street Station 2955 Market St. RAIL
WIL Wilmington station 100 South French Street RAIL
PHN North Philadelphia station 2900 North Broad St. RAIL
PAO Paoli 13 Lancaster Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Chester

Post Office Name City ZIP
Chester Post Office Chester (PA) 19013

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  • Chester , West Virginia city in West Virginia, USA with a population of 2,313 people.
  • Chester , Michigan township in Eaton County, Michigan with a population of 2,058 people.
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  • Chester , Massachusetts town in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States with a population of 1,365 people.
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  • Chester , Minnesota unincorporated community in Olmsted County, Minnesota with a population of 456 people.
  • Chester , Texas town in Tyler County, Texas, United States with a population of 310 people.
  • Chester , Nebraska human settlement in Thayer County, Nebraska, United States of America with a population of 218 people.
  • Chester , Arkansas city in Arkansas with a population of 159 people.
  • Chester , Iowa city in Howard County, Iowa, United States with a population of 120 people.

Other cities in Delaware County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Delaware County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Upper Darby 82,883 Town in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States
Upland 33,972 City in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States
Radnor 31,902 Unincorporated community in Radnor Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Drexel Hill 28,043 Census designated place
Upper Providence 24,535 Township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Marple 23,960 Public school in Newtown Square, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States
Baldwin 19,419 Borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States
Aston 16,754 Township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Yeadon 11,489 Borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Broomall 10,789 Census designated place in Pennsylvania
Darby 10,704 Borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States
Lansdowne 10,641 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
Woodlyn 9,485 Census designated place
Moore 9,470 Township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Collingdale 8,781 Borough of Pennsylvania
Brookhaven 8,053 Borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Chester distances to largest Pennsylvania cities