Chester County Fast Facts

Land Area 750 square miles
County Seat West Chester
Total Population 498,886
Municipalities 73 (Largest Municipality: Tredyffrin)
School Districts 12
Parks & Recreation Nearly 10,000 acres, including 116 state parks & 4 county parks
Hospitals 7
Colleges / Universities 6
Libraries 16, with a total of 27 branches
Banks 32, with a total of 123 branches
Average Family Size 3.18 people
Median Age 39.3 years
Median Household Income $81,380
Median Family Income $88,164
Per Capita Income $40,763
Housing Units 192,462
Civilian Labor Force 264,100
Established Businesses 13,016
Unemployment Rate 6.2%