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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 408,296 281,673 68.9% 281,419 68.8% 267,812 65.5% 13,607 3.3% 254 0.1% 127,523 31.1%
Atglen Boro. 1,114 $880 79.0% 880 79.0% 782 70.2% 98 8.8% 0 0.0% 234 21.0%
Avondale Boro. 1,153 $922 80.0% 922 80.0% 894 77.5% 28 2.4% 0 0.0% 231 20.0%
Birmingham Twp. 3,164 $1,894 59.9% 1,894 59.9% 1,829 57.8% 65 2.1% 0 0.0% 1,270 40.1%
Caln Twp. 11,905 $8,930 75.0% 8,893 74.7% 8,389 70.5% 504 4.2% 37 0.3% 2,975 25.0%
Charlestown Twp. 4,537 $3,117 68.7% 3,117 68.7% 3,013 66.4% 104 2.3% 0 0.0% 1,420 31.3%
Coatesville City 9,638 $6,440 66.8% 6,440 66.8% 5,630 58.4% 810 8.4% 0 0.0% 3,198 33.2%
Downingtown Boro. 6,512 $4,941 75.9% 4,941 75.9% 4,763 73.1% 178 2.7% 0 0.0% 1,571 24.1%
East Bradford Twp. 8,278 $5,676 68.6% 5,676 68.6% 5,499 66.4% 177 2.1% 0 0.0% 2,602 31.4%
East Brandywine Twp. 6,068 $4,299 70.8% 4,299 70.8% 4,175 68.8% 124 2.0% 0 0.0% 1,769 29.2%
East Caln Twp. 3,960 $2,907 73.4% 2,907 73.4% 2,741 69.2% 166 4.2% 0 0.0% 1,053 26.6%
East Coventry Twp. 5,256 $3,461 65.8% 3,461 65.8% 3,320 63.2% 141 2.7% 0 0.0% 1,795 34.2%
East Fallowfield Twp. 5,643 $4,178 74.0% 4,134 73.3% 3,928 69.6% 206 3.7% 44 0.8% 1,465 26.0%
East Goshen Twp. 15,574 $9,237 59.3% 9,237 59.3% 8,790 56.4% 447 2.9% 0 0.0% 6,337 40.7%
East Marlborough Twp. 6,154 $4,265 69.3% 4,265 69.3% 4,146 67.4% 119 1.9% 0 0.0% 1,889 30.7%
East Nantmeal Twp. 1,513 $1,030 68.1% 1,030 68.1% 993 65.6% 37 2.4% 0 0.0% 483 31.9%
East Nottingham Twp. 6,428 $4,594 71.5% 4,578 71.2% 4,360 67.8% 218 3.4% 16 0.2% 1,834 28.5%
East Pikeland Twp. 6,053 $4,384 72.4% 4,384 72.4% 4,168 68.9% 216 3.6% 0 0.0% 1,669 27.6%
East Vincent Twp. 5,129 $3,383 66.0% 3,383 66.0% 3,129 61.0% 254 5.0% 0 0.0% 1,746 34.0%
East Whiteland Twp. 8,929 $6,360 71.2% 6,360 71.2% 6,105 68.4% 255 2.9% 0 0.0% 2,569 28.8%
Easttown Twp. 7,951 $4,925 61.9% 4,925 61.9% 4,661 58.6% 264 3.3% 0 0.0% 3,026 38.1%
Elk Twp. 1,353 $975 72.1% 975 72.1% 939 69.4% 36 2.7% 0 0.0% 378 27.9%
Elverson Boro. 1,275 $725 56.9% 725 56.9% 697 54.7% 28 2.2% 0 0.0% 550 43.1%
Franklin Twp. 3,481 $2,429 69.8% 2,417 69.4% 2,295 65.9% 122 3.5% 12 0.3% 1,052 30.2%
Highland Twp. 1,098 $787 71.7% 787 71.7% 732 66.7% 55 5.0% 0 0.0% 311 28.3%
Honey Brook Boro. 1,418 $1,053 74.3% 1,053 74.3% 998 70.4% 55 3.9% 0 0.0% 365 25.7%
Honey Brook Twp. 6,058 $3,667 60.5% 3,649 60.2% 3,484 57.5% 165 2.7% 18 0.3% 2,391 39.5%
Kennett Square Boro. 4,902 $3,698 75.4% 3,685 75.2% 3,495 71.3% 190 3.9% 13 0.3% 1,204 24.6%
Kennett Twp. 6,554 $4,436 67.7% 4,409 67.3% 4,216 64.3% 193 2.9% 27 0.4% 2,118 32.3%
London Britain Twp. 2,403 $1,655 68.9% 1,655 68.9% 1,566 65.2% 89 3.7% 0 0.0% 748 31.1%
London Grove Twp. 6,075 $4,250 70.0% 4,250 70.0% 4,131 68.0% 119 2.0% 0 0.0% 1,825 30.0%
Londonderry Twp. 1,889 $1,276 67.5% 1,268 67.1% 1,174 62.1% 94 5.0% 8 0.4% 613 32.5%
Lower Oxford Twp. 4,198 $2,664 63.5% 2,664 63.5% 2,445 58.2% 219 5.2% 0 0.0% 1,534 36.5%
Malvern Boro. 2,972 $2,013 67.7% 2,013 67.7% 1,942 65.3% 71 2.4% 0 0.0% 959 32.3%
Modena Boro. 534 $323 60.5% 323 60.5% 278 52.1% 45 8.4% 0 0.0% 211 39.5%
New Garden Twp. 9,430 $6,553 69.5% 6,553 69.5% 6,275 66.5% 278 2.9% 0 0.0% 2,877 30.5%
New London Twp. 4,457 $3,193 71.6% 3,193 71.6% 3,055 68.5% 138 3.1% 0 0.0% 1,264 28.4%
Newlin Twp. 1,000 $596 59.6% 596 59.6% 566 56.6% 30 3.0% 0 0.0% 404 40.4%
North Coventry Twp. 6,528 $4,613 70.7% 4,613 70.7% 4,345 66.6% 268 4.1% 0 0.0% 1,915 29.3%
Oxford Boro. 3,753 $2,389 63.7% 2,389 63.7% 2,190 58.4% 199 5.3% 0 0.0% 1,364 36.3%
Parkesburg Boro. 2,889 $1,941 67.2% 1,941 67.2% 1,844 63.8% 97 3.4% 0 0.0% 948 32.8%
Penn Twp. 4,370 $2,322 53.1% 2,322 53.1% 2,255 51.6% 67 1.5% 0 0.0% 2,048 46.9%
Pennsbury Twp. 2,967 $1,488 50.2% 1,488 50.2% 1,407 47.4% 81 2.7% 0 0.0% 1,479 49.8%
Phoenixville Boro. 13,691 $10,354 75.6% 10,342 75.5% 9,699 70.8% 643 4.7% 12 0.1% 3,337 24.4%
Pocopson Twp. 4,032 $1,622 40.2% 1,617 40.1% 1,573 39.0% 44 1.1% 5 0.1% 2,410 59.8%
Sadsbury Twp. 3,058 $2,397 78.4% 2,387 78.1% 2,356 77.0% 31 1.0% 10 0.3% 661 21.6%
Schuylkill Twp. 6,622 $4,722 71.3% 4,722 71.3% 4,572 69.0% 150 2.3% 0 0.0% 1,900 28.7%
South Coatesville Boro. 1,085 $770 71.0% 770 71.0% 735 67.7% 35 3.2% 0 0.0% 315 29.0%
South Coventry Twp. 1,968 $1,364 69.3% 1,364 69.3% 1,288 65.4% 76 3.9% 0 0.0% 604 30.7%
Spring City Boro. 2,754 $1,966 71.4% 1,966 71.4% 1,831 66.5% 135 4.9% 0 0.0% 788 28.6%
Thornbury Twp. 2,599 $1,709 65.8% 1,709 65.8% 1,620 62.3% 89 3.4% 0 0.0% 890 34.2%
Tredyffrin Twp. 23,265 $15,682 67.4% 15,682 67.4% 15,072 64.8% 610 2.6% 0 0.0% 7,583 32.6%
Upper Oxford Twp. 1,895 $1,252 66.1% 1,252 66.1% 1,195 63.1% 57 3.0% 0 0.0% 643 33.9%
Upper Uwchlan Twp. 8,383 $6,087 72.6% 6,087 72.6% 5,859 69.9% 228 2.7% 0 0.0% 2,296 27.4%
Uwchlan Twp. 14,599 $10,651 73.0% 10,651 73.0% 10,215 70.0% 436 3.0% 0 0.0% 3,948 27.0%
Valley Twp. 5,765 $4,064 70.5% 4,064 70.5% 3,700 64.2% 364 6.3% 0 0.0% 1,701 29.5%
Wallace Twp. 2,854 $1,904 66.7% 1,904 66.7% 1,819 63.7% 85 3.0% 0 0.0% 950 33.3%
Warwick Twp. 2,099 $1,370 65.3% 1,370 65.3% 1,331 63.4% 39 1.9% 0 0.0% 729 34.7%
West Bradford Twp. 9,870 $7,113 72.1% 7,113 72.1% 6,812 69.0% 301 3.0% 0 0.0% 2,757 27.9%
West Brandywine Twp. 6,213 $4,143 66.7% 4,143 66.7% 3,815 61.4% 328 5.3% 0 0.0% 2,070 33.3%
West Caln Twp. 7,324 $5,310 72.5% 5,310 72.5% 5,038 68.8% 272 3.7% 0 0.0% 2,014 27.5%
West Chester Boro. 17,920 $12,635 70.5% 12,635 70.5% 11,914 66.5% 721 4.0% 0 0.0% 5,285 29.5%
West Fallowfield Twp. 2,060 $1,400 68.0% 1,400 68.0% 1,375 66.7% 25 1.2% 0 0.0% 660 32.0%
West Goshen Twp. 18,843 $13,515 71.7% 13,515 71.7% 12,842 68.2% 673 3.6% 0 0.0% 5,328 28.3%
West Grove Boro. 2,142 $1,676 78.2% 1,676 78.2% 1,615 75.4% 61 2.8% 0 0.0% 466 21.8%
West Marlborough Twp. 724 $475 65.6% 475 65.6% 446 61.6% 29 4.0% 0 0.0% 249 34.4%
West Nantmeal Twp. 1,585 $1,102 69.5% 1,102 69.5% 1,053 66.4% 49 3.1% 0 0.0% 483 30.5%
West Nottingham Twp. 2,063 $1,349 65.4% 1,349 65.4% 1,279 62.0% 70 3.4% 0 0.0% 714 34.6%
West Pikeland Twp. 3,194 $2,265 70.9% 2,265 70.9% 2,164 67.8% 101 3.2% 0 0.0% 929 29.1%
West Sadsbury Twp. 1,808 $1,185 65.5% 1,185 65.5% 1,129 62.4% 56 3.1% 0 0.0% 623 34.5%
West Vincent Twp. 4,036 $2,679 66.4% 2,679 66.4% 2,592 64.2% 87 2.2% 0 0.0% 1,357 33.6%
West Whiteland Twp. 14,347 $10,565 73.6% 10,513 73.3% 10,110 70.5% 403 2.8% 52 0.4% 3,782 26.4%
Westtown Twp. 8,727 $6,054 69.4% 6,054 69.4% 5,894 67.5% 160 1.8% 0 0.0% 2,673 30.6%
Willistown Twp. 8,838 $5,424 61.4% 5,424 61.4% 5,225 59.1% 199 2.3% 0 0.0% 3,414 38.6%

Source: US Census Bureau, DP03, Selected Economic Characteristics, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

Last Updated: Data accessed Jan. 2019