Demographics

Demographics

Population

County

Pennsylvania

Total Population 1 498,894 12,604,767
Male 246,827 6,138,709
Female 252,067 6,466,058
Population by Race 2
White 88.6% 85.2%
Black 6.4% 10.9%
Other 3.9% 3.9%
Hispanic Origin (all races) 5.5% 5.1%
Population by Age 3
Ages 0-14 101,376 2,264,939
Ages 15-19 36,708 891,918
Ages 20-34 85,168 2,376,560
Ages 35-49 113,591 2,615,299
Ages 50-64 98,988 2,509,785
Ages 65 and Older 63,063 1,946,266

1 U.S. Bureau of the Census – 2009 Estimate
2 U.S. Bureau of the Census – 2009 Estimate
3 U.S. Bureau of the Census – 2009 Estimate

Overview

Land Area in Square Miles 1 756.0
Persons per Square Mile 2 659.9
Percent Urban 1 81.0%
Percent Rural 1 19.0%

1 U.S. Bureau of the Census – 2000
2 U.S. Bureau of the Census – 2009 Estimate

Labor Force 1


County Pennsylvania
Civilian Labor Force 266,900 6,357,000
Employed 249,900 5,819,000
Unemployed 17,000 538,000
Unemployment Rate 6.4% 8.5%

1 Preliminary December 2010 – Seasonally Adjusted

Income

County    Pennsylvania
Per Capita Personal Income 1 $58,156    $39,762
Total Personal Income (in thousands) 2 $28,687,469    $499,669,401
Median Household Income (1999 dollars) 3 $65,295    $40,106
Median Family Income (1999 dollars) 4 $76,916    $49,184

1 Bureau of Economic Analysis – 2008
2 Bureau of Economic Analysis – 2008
3 U.S. Bureau of the Census – 2000
4 U.S. Bureau of the Census – 2000

Major Employers

Company       Industry Sector
Vanguard      Finance and Insurance
Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc      Professional and Technical Services
QVC Inc.      Retail Trade
County of Chester      Public Administration
The Chester County Hospital      Health Care and Social Assistance
Chester County Intermediate Unit      Educational Services
State System of Higher Education      Educational Services
Downingtown Area School District      Educational Services
Giant Food Stores LLC      Retail Trade
West Chester Area School District      Educational Services

1 1st Quarter 2010 – Final