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Economic Development Data

Economic Development — Resident Employment and Unemployment

Source: US Census Burea (see below).

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Geography Population 16 years and over In labor force % in labor force In labor force - Civilian labor force % in labor force - Civilian labor force In labor force - Civilian labor force - Employed % in labor force - Civilian labor force - Employed In labor force - Civilian labor force - Unemployed % in labor force - Civilian labor force - Unemployed In labor force - Armed Forces % in labor force - Armed Forces Not in labor force % not in labor force
Chester County 405,694 279,408 68.9% 279,135 68.8% 264,255 65.1% 14,880 3.7% 273 0.1% 126,286 31.1%
Atglen Boro. 1,066 $881 82.6% 881 82.6% 804 75.4% 77 7.2% 0 0.0% 185 17.4%
Avondale Boro. 1,060 $851 80.3% 851 80.3% 813 76.7% 38 3.6% 0 0.0% 209 19.7%
Birmingham Twp. 3,140 $1,886 60.1% 1,886 60.1% 1,816 57.8% 70 2.2% 0 0.0% 1,254 39.9%
Caln Twp. 11,596 $8,905 76.8% 8,859 76.4% 8,265 71.3% 594 5.1% 46 0.4% 2,691 23.2%
Charlestown Twp. 4,483 $3,124 69.7% 3,124 69.7% 2,954 65.9% 170 3.8% 0 0.0% 1,359 30.3%
Coatesville City 9,460 $6,450 68.2% 6,440 68.1% 5,567 58.8% 873 9.2% 10 0.1% 3,010 31.8%
Downingtown Boro. 6,572 $4,862 74.0% 4,862 74.0% 4,589 69.8% 273 4.2% 0 0.0% 1,710 26.0%
East Bradford Twp. 8,274 $5,448 65.8% 5,448 65.8% 5,213 63.0% 235 2.8% 0 0.0% 2,826 34.2%
East Brandywine Twp. 6,081 $4,243 69.8% 4,243 69.8% 4,137 68.0% 106 1.7% 0 0.0% 1,838 30.2%
East Caln Twp. 3,911 $2,776 71.0% 2,776 71.0% 2,653 67.8% 123 3.1% 0 0.0% 1,135 29.0%
East Coventry Twp. 5,297 $3,527 66.6% 3,527 66.6% 3,380 63.8% 147 2.8% 0 0.0% 1,770 33.4%
East Fallowfield Twp. 5,584 $4,250 76.1% 4,214 75.5% 4,045 72.4% 169 3.0% 36 0.6% 1,334 23.9%
East Goshen Twp. 15,672 $9,339 59.6% 9,339 59.6% 8,844 56.4% 495 3.2% 0 0.0% 6,333 40.4%
East Marlborough Twp. 6,047 $4,138 68.4% 4,138 68.4% 4,006 66.2% 132 2.2% 0 0.0% 1,909 31.6%
East Nantmeal Twp. 1,510 $977 64.7% 977 64.7% 939 62.2% 38 2.5% 0 0.0% 533 35.3%
East Nottingham Twp. 6,472 $4,657 72.0% 4,648 71.8% 4,424 68.4% 224 3.5% 9 0.1% 1,815 28.0%
East Pikeland Twp. 6,014 $4,364 72.6% 4,364 72.6% 4,143 68.9% 221 3.7% 0 0.0% 1,650 27.4%
East Vincent Twp. 5,133 $3,447 67.2% 3,447 67.2% 3,261 63.5% 186 3.6% 0 0.0% 1,686 32.8%
East Whiteland Twp. 8,757 $6,173 70.5% 6,173 70.5% 5,940 67.8% 233 2.7% 0 0.0% 2,584 29.5%
Easttown Twp. 7,979 $5,032 63.1% 5,032 63.1% 4,776 59.9% 256 3.2% 0 0.0% 2,947 36.9%
Elk Twp. 1,363 $979 71.8% 979 71.8% 932 68.4% 47 3.4% 0 0.0% 384 28.2%
Elverson Boro. 1,147 $628 54.8% 628 54.8% 605 52.7% 23 2.0% 0 0.0% 519 45.2%
Franklin Twp. 3,489 $2,500 71.7% 2,490 71.4% 2,355 67.5% 135 3.9% 10 0.3% 989 28.3%
Highland Twp. 1,090 $785 72.0% 785 72.0% 739 67.8% 46 4.2% 0 0.0% 305 28.0%
Honey Brook Boro. 1,354 $963 71.1% 963 71.1% 916 67.7% 47 3.5% 0 0.0% 391 28.9%
Honey Brook Twp. 5,907 $3,654 61.9% 3,640 61.6% 3,376 57.2% 264 4.5% 14 0.2% 2,253 38.1%
Kennett Square Boro. 4,877 $3,565 73.1% 3,545 72.7% 3,349 68.7% 196 4.0% 20 0.4% 1,312 26.9%
Kennett Twp. 6,414 $4,314 67.3% 4,294 66.9% 4,056 63.2% 238 3.7% 20 0.3% 2,100 32.7%
London Britain Twp. 2,499 $1,693 67.7% 1,693 67.7% 1,599 64.0% 94 3.8% 0 0.0% 806 32.3%
London Grove Twp. 6,166 $4,176 67.7% 4,176 67.7% 3,978 64.5% 198 3.2% 0 0.0% 1,990 32.3%
Londonderry Twp. 1,819 $1,301 71.5% 1,289 70.9% 1,188 65.3% 101 5.6% 12 0.7% 518 28.5%
Lower Oxford Twp. 4,143 $2,478 59.8% 2,478 59.8% 2,335 56.4% 143 3.5% 0 0.0% 1,665 40.2%
Malvern Boro. 2,581 $1,926 74.6% 1,926 74.6% 1,836 71.1% 90 3.5% 0 0.0% 655 25.4%
Modena Boro. 541 $353 65.2% 353 65.2% 290 53.6% 63 11.6% 0 0.0% 188 34.8%
New Garden Twp. 9,472 $6,433 67.9% 6,433 67.9% 6,173 65.2% 260 2.7% 0 0.0% 3,039 32.1%
New London Twp. 4,379 $3,295 75.2% 3,284 75.0% 3,133 71.5% 151 3.4% 11 0.3% 1,084 24.8%
Newlin Twp. 1,030 $608 59.0% 608 59.0% 589 57.2% 19 1.8% 0 0.0% 422 41.0%
North Coventry Twp. 6,450 $4,528 70.2% 4,528 70.2% 4,180 64.8% 348 5.4% 0 0.0% 1,922 29.8%
Oxford Boro. 3,658 $2,361 64.5% 2,361 64.5% 2,181 59.6% 180 4.9% 0 0.0% 1,297 35.5%
Parkesburg Boro. 2,857 $1,927 67.4% 1,927 67.4% 1,793 62.8% 134 4.7% 0 0.0% 930 32.6%
Penn Twp. 4,277 $2,218 51.9% 2,218 51.9% 2,159 50.5% 59 1.4% 0 0.0% 2,059 48.1%
Pennsbury Twp. 2,944 $1,423 48.3% 1,423 48.3% 1,339 45.5% 84 2.9% 0 0.0% 1,521 51.7%
Phoenixville Boro. 13,613 $10,308 75.7% 10,290 75.6% 9,656 70.9% 634 4.7% 18 0.1% 3,305 24.3%
Pocopson Twp. 4,056 $1,600 39.4% 1,596 39.3% 1,560 38.5% 36 0.9% 4 0.1% 2,456 60.6%
Sadsbury Twp. 2,957 $2,177 73.6% 2,165 73.2% 2,057 69.6% 108 3.7% 12 0.4% 780 26.4%
Schuylkill Twp. 6,547 $4,653 71.1% 4,653 71.1% 4,452 68.0% 201 3.1% 0 0.0% 1,894 28.9%
South Coatesville Boro. 1,048 $744 71.0% 744 71.0% 710 67.7% 34 3.2% 0 0.0% 304 29.0%
South Coventry Twp. 2,002 $1,414 70.6% 1,414 70.6% 1,278 63.8% 136 6.8% 0 0.0% 588 29.4%
Spring City Boro. 2,694 $2,020 75.0% 2,020 75.0% 1,912 71.0% 108 4.0% 0 0.0% 674 25.0%
Thornbury Twp. 2,616 $1,758 67.2% 1,758 67.2% 1,675 64.0% 83 3.2% 0 0.0% 858 32.8%
Tredyffrin Twp. 23,412 $15,715 67.1% 15,715 67.1% 15,006 64.1% 709 3.0% 0 0.0% 7,697 32.9%
Upper Oxford Twp. 1,936 $1,345 69.5% 1,345 69.5% 1,288 66.5% 57 2.9% 0 0.0% 591 30.5%
Upper Uwchlan Twp. 8,291 $6,069 73.2% 6,069 73.2% 5,864 70.7% 205 2.5% 0 0.0% 2,222 26.8%
Uwchlan Twp. 14,509 $10,683 73.6% 10,683 73.6% 10,140 69.9% 543 3.7% 0 0.0% 3,826 26.4%
Valley Twp. 5,514 $3,707 67.2% 3,707 67.2% 3,312 60.1% 395 7.2% 0 0.0% 1,807 32.8%
Wallace Twp. 2,835 $1,915 67.5% 1,915 67.5% 1,826 64.4% 89 3.1% 0 0.0% 920 32.5%
Warwick Twp. 2,113 $1,461 69.1% 1,461 69.1% 1,387 65.6% 74 3.5% 0 0.0% 652 30.9%
West Bradford Twp. 9,869 $7,196 72.9% 7,196 72.9% 6,947 70.4% 249 2.5% 0 0.0% 2,673 27.1%
West Brandywine Twp. 6,119 $4,100 67.0% 4,100 67.0% 3,740 61.1% 360 5.9% 0 0.0% 2,019 33.0%
West Caln Twp. 7,233 $5,146 71.1% 5,146 71.1% 4,858 67.2% 288 4.0% 0 0.0% 2,087 28.9%
West Chester Boro. 17,640 $12,101 68.6% 12,101 68.6% 11,292 64.0% 809 4.6% 0 0.0% 5,539 31.4%
West Fallowfield Twp. 2,064 $1,380 66.9% 1,380 66.9% 1,327 64.3% 53 2.6% 0 0.0% 684 33.1%
West Goshen Twp. 18,658 $13,313 71.4% 13,313 71.4% 12,624 67.7% 689 3.7% 0 0.0% 5,345 28.6%
West Grove Boro. 2,157 $1,689 78.3% 1,689 78.3% 1,618 75.0% 71 3.3% 0 0.0% 468 21.7%
West Marlborough Twp. 690 $477 69.1% 477 69.1% 452 65.5% 25 3.6% 0 0.0% 213 30.9%
West Nantmeal Twp. 1,560 $1,065 68.3% 1,065 68.3% 1,004 64.4% 61 3.9% 0 0.0% 495 31.7%
West Nottingham Twp. 2,030 $1,371 67.5% 1,371 67.5% 1,318 64.9% 53 2.6% 0 0.0% 659 32.5%
West Pikeland Twp. 3,222 $2,326 72.2% 2,326 72.2% 2,213 68.7% 113 3.5% 0 0.0% 896 27.8%
West Sadsbury Twp. 1,811 $1,181 65.2% 1,181 65.2% 1,112 61.4% 69 3.8% 0 0.0% 630 34.8%
West Vincent Twp. 3,881 $2,690 69.3% 2,690 69.3% 2,599 67.0% 91 2.3% 0 0.0% 1,191 30.7%
West Whiteland Twp. 14,419 $10,546 73.1% 10,495 72.8% 9,980 69.2% 515 3.6% 51 0.4% 3,873 26.9%
Westtown Twp. 8,669 $6,032 69.6% 6,032 69.6% 5,808 67.0% 224 2.6% 0 0.0% 2,637 30.4%
Willistown Twp. 8,964 $5,788 64.6% 5,788 64.6% 5,570 62.1% 218 2.4% 0 0.0% 3,176 35.4%

Source: US Census Bureau, DP03, Selected Economic Characteristics, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

Last Updated: Data accessed Dec. 2017