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Economic Development Data

Economic Development — Residents by Industry

Source: US Census Bureau (see below).

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Geography Civilian employed population 16 years & over Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting, & mining Percent Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting, & mining Construction Percent Construction Manufacturing Percent Manufacturing Wholesale trade Percent Wholesale trade Retail trade Percent Retail trade Transportation & warehousing, & utilities Percent Transportation & warehousing, & utilities Information Percent Information Finance & insurance, & real estate & rental & leasing Percent Finance & insurance, & real estate & rental & leasing Professional, scientific, & management, & admin. & waste management services Percent Professional, scientific, & management, & admin. & waste management services Educational services, & health care & social assistance Percent Educational services, & health care & social assistance Arts, entertainment, & recreation, & accommodation & food services Percent Arts, entertainment, & recreation, & accommodation & food services Other services, except public administration Percent Other services, except public administration Public administration Percent Public administration
Chester County 264,255 6,910 2.6% 14,078 5.3% 30,753 11.6% 8,177% 3.1% 26,650 10.1% 9,118 3.5% 6,196 2.3% 26,530 10.0% 39,382 14.9% 60,254 22.8% 19,711 7.5% 10,576 4.0% 5,920 2.2%
Atglen Boro. 804 6 0.7% 68 8.5% 161 20.0% 15 1.9% 94 11.7% 21 2.6% 6 0.7% 23 2.9% 45 5.6% 204 25.4% 78 9.7% 52 6.5% 31 3.9%
Avondale Boro. 813 282 34.7% 31 3.8% 45 5.5% 28 3.4% 61 7.5% 9 1.1% 0 0.0% 52 6.4% 74 9.1% 127 15.6% 81 10.0% 15 1.8% 8 1.0%
Birmingham Twp. 1,816 0 0.0% 40 2.2% 300 16.5% 97 5.3% 150 8.3% 72 4.0% 95 5.2% 269 14.8% 225 12.4% 375 20.6% 75 4.1% 38 2.1% 80 4.4%
Caln Twp. 8,265 16 0.2% 772 9.3% 1189 14.4% 139 1.7% 841 10.2% 259 3.1% 194 2.3% 580 7.0% 1323 16.0% 2025 24.5% 554 6.7% 249 3.0% 124 1.5%
Charlestown Twp. 2,954 20 0.7% 91 3.1% 289 9.8% 68 2.3% 329 11.1% 78 2.6% 88 3.0% 396 13.4% 561 19.0% 715 24.2% 222 7.5% 81 2.7% 16 0.5%
Coatesville City 5,567 95 1.7% 342 6.1% 619 11.1% 88 1.6% 795 14.3% 251 4.5% 61 1.1% 266 4.8% 527 9.5% 1384 24.9% 803 14.4% 233 4.2% 103 1.9%
Downingtown Boro. 4,589 41 0.9% 178 3.9% 632 13.8% 194 4.2% 575 12.5% 263 5.7% 27 0.6% 263 5.7% 284 6.2% 1234 26.9% 479 10.4% 196 4.3% 223 4.9%
East Bradford Twp. 5,213 50 1.0% 220 4.2% 365 7.0% 190 3.6% 545 10.5% 159 3.1% 89 1.7% 484 9.3% 873 16.7% 1557 29.9% 419 8.0% 181 3.5% 81 1.6%
East Brandywine Twp. 4,137 0 0.0% 133 3.2% 557 13.5% 176 4.3% 425 10.3% 56 1.4% 87 2.1% 419 10.1% 886 21.4% 1049 25.4% 110 2.7% 148 3.6% 91 2.2%
East Caln Twp. 2,653 0 0.0% 67 2.5% 390 14.7% 121 4.6% 316 11.9% 140 5.3% 64 2.4% 265 10.0% 567 21.4% 435 16.4% 155 5.8% 38 1.4% 95 3.6%
East Coventry Twp. 3,380 28 0.8% 253 7.5% 356 10.5% 176 5.2% 242 7.2% 211 6.2% 61 1.8% 230 6.8% 686 20.3% 762 22.5% 100 3.0% 216 6.4% 59 1.7%
East Fallowfield Twp. 4,045 20 0.5% 202 5.0% 525 13.0% 90 2.2% 564 13.9% 143 3.5% 190 4.7% 311 7.7% 422 10.4% 1117 27.6% 240 5.9% 121 3.0% 100 2.5%
East Goshen Twp. 8,844 25 0.3% 211 2.4% 969 11.0% 388 4.4% 919 10.4% 266 3.0% 184 2.1% 1179 13.3% 1379 15.6% 2355 26.6% 523 5.9% 245 2.8% 201 2.3%
East Marlborough Twp. 4,006 154 3.8% 147 3.7% 559 14.0% 115 2.9% 268 6.7% 159 4.0% 19 0.5% 503 12.6% 701 17.5% 867 21.6% 369 9.2% 82 2.0% 63 1.6%
East Nantmeal Twp. 939 27 2.9% 89 9.5% 99 10.5% 44 4.7% 89 9.5% 46 4.9% 16 1.7% 92 9.8% 140 14.9% 187 19.9% 64 6.8% 29 3.1% 17 1.8%
East Nottingham Twp. 4,424 204 4.6% 404 9.1% 558 12.6% 99 2.2% 470 10.6% 279 6.3% 58 1.3% 369 8.3% 361 8.2% 997 22.5% 249 5.6% 137 3.1% 239 5.4%
East Pikeland Twp. 4,143 89 2.1% 165 4.0% 430 10.4% 173 4.2% 402 9.7% 187 4.5% 99 2.4% 522 12.6% 677 16.3% 737 17.8% 327 7.9% 189 4.6% 146 3.5%
East Vincent Twp. 3,261 14 0.4% 220 6.7% 620 19.0% 94 2.9% 482 14.8% 120 3.7% 31 1.0% 393 12.1% 385 11.8% 594 18.2% 80 2.5% 166 5.1% 62 1.9%
East Whiteland Twp. 5,940 37 0.6% 351 5.9% 617 10.4% 302 5.1% 440 7.4% 131 2.2% 65 1.1% 721 12.1% 1354 22.8% 1179 19.8% 294 4.9% 367 6.2% 82 1.4%
Easttown Twp. 4,776 36 0.8% 57 1.2% 504 10.6% 135 2.8% 372 7.8% 55 1.2% 61 1.3% 845 17.7% 994 20.8% 1248 26.1% 201 4.2% 230 4.8% 38 0.8%
Elk Twp. 932 58 6.2% 70 7.5% 123 13.2% 11 1.2% 113 12.1% 39 4.2% 9 1.0% 26 2.8% 128 13.7% 194 20.8% 55 5.9% 64 6.9% 42 4.5%
Elverson Boro. 605 9 1.5% 46 7.6% 77 12.7% 8 1.3% 50 8.3% 27 4.5% 3 0.5% 62 10.2% 70 11.6% 176 29.1% 52 8.6% 21 3.5% 4 0.7%
Franklin Twp. 2,355 61 2.6% 178 7.6% 339 14.4% 79 3.4% 151 6.4% 88 3.7% 9 0.4% 196 8.3% 358 15.2% 609 25.9% 138 5.9% 92 3.9% 57 2.4%
Highland Twp. 739 98 13.3% 63 8.5% 81 11.0% 28 3.8% 82 11.1% 34 4.6% 12 1.6% 17 2.3% 45 6.1% 189 25.6% 48 6.5% 36 4.9% 6 0.8%
Honey Brook Boro. 916 11 1.2% 65 7.1% 140 15.3% 33 3.6% 149 16.3% 92 10.0% 0 0.0% 67 7.3% 121 13.2% 168 18.3% 34 3.7% 33 3.6% 3 0.3%
Honey Brook Twp. 3,376 136 4.0% 388 11.5% 621 18.4% 43 1.3% 364 10.8% 111 3.3% 13 0.4% 304 9.0% 327 9.7% 628 18.6% 197 5.8% 233 6.9% 11 0.3%
Kennett Square Boro. 3,349 1103 32.9% 157 4.7% 212 6.3% 139 4.2% 215 6.4% 88 2.6% 35 1.0% 141 4.2% 222 6.6% 527 15.7% 291 8.7% 140 4.2% 79 2.4%
Kennett Twp. 4,056 256 6.3% 360 8.9% 569 14.0% 81 2.0% 177 4.4% 148 3.6% 22 0.5% 373 9.2% 539 13.3% 979 24.1% 267 6.6% 179 4.4% 106 2.6%
London Britain Twp. 1,599 50 3.1% 141 8.8% 207 12.9% 27 1.7% 91 5.7% 70 4.4% 27 1.7% 164 10.3% 253 15.8% 380 23.8% 50 3.1% 105 6.6% 34 2.1%
London Grove Twp. 3,978 527 13.2% 91 2.3% 573 14.4% 160 4.0% 300 7.5% 133 3.3% 106 2.7% 387 9.7% 444 11.2% 788 19.8% 258 6.5% 130 3.3% 81 2.0%
Londonderry Twp. 1,188 80 6.7% 133 11.2% 134 11.3% 32 2.7% 102 8.6% 37 3.1% 30 2.5% 71 6.0% 140 11.8% 273 23.0% 73 6.1% 46 3.9% 37 3.1%
Lower Oxford Twp. 2,335 105 4.5% 182 7.8% 297 12.7% 49 2.1% 212 9.1% 109 4.7% 15 0.6% 53 2.3% 120 5.1% 742 31.8% 315 13.5% 74 3.2% 62 2.7%
Malvern Boro. 1,836 17 0.9% 121 6.6% 106 5.8% 41 2.2% 210 11.4% 68 3.7% 79 4.3% 278 15.1% 246 13.4% 474 25.8% 111 6.0% 76 4.1% 9 0.5%
Modena Boro. 290 0 0.0% 14 4.8% 39 13.4% 20 6.9% 47 16.2% 13 4.5% 6 2.1% 8 2.8% 40 13.8% 59 20.3% 36 12.4% 5 1.7% 3 1.0%
New Garden Twp. 6,173 1044 16.9% 358 5.8% 692 11.2% 57 0.9% 524 8.5% 163 2.6% 75 1.2% 602 9.8% 754 12.2% 1231 19.9% 520 8.4% 115 1.9% 38 0.6%
New London Twp. 3,133 138 4.4% 147 4.7% 382 12.2% 108 3.4% 258 8.2% 153 4.9% 34 1.1% 235 7.5% 388 12.4% 764 24.4% 250 8.0% 184 5.9% 92 2.9%
Newlin Twp. 589 26 4.4% 37 6.3% 36 6.1% 38 6.5% 70 11.9% 8 1.4% 11 1.9% 74 12.6% 94 16.0% 110 18.7% 41 7.0% 21 3.6% 23 3.9%
North Coventry Twp. 4,180 7 0.2% 240 5.7% 504 12.1% 126 3.0% 340 8.1% 216 5.2% 91 2.2% 486 11.6% 351 8.4% 1033 24.7% 450 10.8% 230 5.5% 106 2.5%
Oxford Boro. 2,181 84 3.9% 125 5.7% 238 10.9% 127 5.8% 296 13.6% 89 4.1% 42 1.9% 62 2.8% 217 9.9% 633 29.0% 78 3.6% 142 6.5% 48 2.2%
Parkesburg Boro. 1,793 17 0.9% 171 9.5% 228 12.7% 48 2.7% 159 8.9% 127 7.1% 18 1.0% 174 9.7% 198 11.0% 369 20.6% 131 7.3% 60 3.3% 93 5.2%
Penn Twp. 2,159 130 6.0% 91 4.2% 261 12.1% 48 2.2% 182 8.4% 92 4.3% 0 0.0% 211 9.8% 257 11.9% 545 25.2% 115 5.3% 164 7.6% 63 2.9%
Pennsbury Twp. 1,339 15 1.1% 56 4.2% 154 11.5% 82 6.1% 43 3.2% 52 3.9% 61 4.6% 194 14.5% 212 15.8% 278 20.8% 86 6.4% 71 5.3% 35 2.6%
Phoenixville Boro. 9,656 99 1.0% 297 3.1% 1124 11.6% 262 2.7% 1010 10.5% 252 2.6% 421 4.4% 879 9.1% 1656 17.1% 2261 23.4% 962 10.0% 288 3.0% 145 1.5%
Pocopson Twp. 1,560 12 0.8% 90 5.8% 199 12.8% 51 3.3% 109 7.0% 82 5.3% 27 1.7% 148 9.5% 201 12.9% 403 25.8% 129 8.3% 68 4.4% 41 2.6%
Sadsbury Twp. 2,057 0 0.0% 121 5.9% 496 24.1% 27 1.3% 224 10.9% 110 5.3% 112 5.4% 93 4.5% 213 10.4% 414 20.1% 147 7.1% 50 2.4% 50 2.4%
Schuylkill Twp. 4,452 39 0.9% 224 5.0% 540 12.1% 121 2.7% 334 7.5% 80 1.8% 120 2.7% 552 12.4% 802 18.0% 992 22.3% 382 8.6% 168 3.8% 98 2.2%
South Coatesville Boro. 710 0 0.0% 26 3.7% 127 17.9% 37 5.2% 80 11.3% 0 0.0% 12 1.7% 30 4.2% 107 15.1% 204 28.7% 27 3.8% 11 1.5% 49 6.9%
South Coventry Twp. 1,278 15 1.2% 109 8.5% 171 13.4% 40 3.1% 148 11.6% 36 2.8% 54 4.2% 97 7.6% 198 15.5% 255 20.0% 63 4.9% 54 4.2% 38 3.0%
Spring City Boro. 1,912 0 0.0% 101 5.3% 306 16.0% 49 2.6% 234 12.2% 90 4.7% 0 0.0% 184 9.6% 141 7.4% 519 27.1% 151 7.9% 116 6.1% 21 1.1%
Thornbury Twp. 1,675 25 1.5% 81 4.8% 128 7.6% 73 4.4% 179 10.7% 49 2.9% 8 0.5% 267 15.9% 383 22.9% 345 20.6% 80 4.8% 48 2.9% 9 0.5%
Tredyffrin Twp. 15,006 92 0.6% 338 2.3% 1344 9.0% 352 2.3% 1300 8.7% 276 1.8% 625 4.2% 2393 15.9% 3368 22.4% 3371 22.5% 817 5.4% 474 3.2% 256 1.7%
Upper Oxford Twp. 1,288 146 11.3% 117 9.1% 113 8.8% 54 4.2% 103 8.0% 70 5.4% 56 4.3% 121 9.4% 120 9.3% 195 15.1% 69 5.4% 92 7.1% 32 2.5%
Upper Uwchlan Twp. 5,864 23 0.4% 193 3.3% 735 12.5% 314 5.4% 462 7.9% 172 2.9% 161 2.7% 920 15.7% 1135 19.4% 1081 18.4% 399 6.8% 198 3.4% 71 1.2%
Uwchlan Twp. 10,140 36 0.4% 408 4.0% 1161 11.4% 344 3.4% 1314 13.0% 220 2.2% 368 3.6% 1104 10.9% 1715 16.9% 2183 21.5% 584 5.8% 489 4.8% 214 2.1%
Valley Twp. 3,312 14 0.4% 232 7.0% 390 11.8% 40 1.2% 263 7.9% 330 10.0% 144 4.3% 156 4.7% 237 7.2% 1123 33.9% 166 5.0% 49 1.5% 168 5.1%
Wallace Twp. 1,826 9 0.5% 130 7.1% 201 11.0% 33 1.8% 200 11.0% 70 3.8% 33 1.8% 206 11.3% 404 22.1% 333 18.2% 113 6.2% 62 3.4% 32 1.8%
Warwick Twp. 1,387 0 0.0% 178 12.8% 212 15.3% 33 2.4% 122 8.8% 54 3.9% 32 2.3% 117 8.4% 157 11.3% 307 22.1% 57 4.1% 108 7.8% 10 0.7%
West Bradford Twp. 6,947 104 1.5% 346 5.0% 689 9.9% 181 2.6% 892 12.8% 193 2.8% 308 4.4% 610 8.8% 1237 17.8% 1602 23.1% 327 4.7% 196 2.8% 262 3.8%
West Brandywine Twp. 3,740 16 0.4% 242 6.5% 408 10.9% 183 4.9% 517 13.8% 169 4.5% 50 1.3% 433 11.6% 419 11.2% 782 20.9% 188 5.0% 133 3.6% 200 5.3%
West Caln Twp. 4,858 23 0.5% 724 14.9% 630 13.0% 224 4.6% 512 10.5% 197 4.1% 56 1.2% 321 6.6% 487 10.0% 934 19.2% 335 6.9% 252 5.2% 163 3.4%
West Chester Boro. 11,292 126 1.1% 368 3.3% 692 6.1% 311 2.8% 1463 13.0% 266 2.4% 206 1.8% 802 7.1% 1243 11.0% 2510 22.2% 2659 23.5% 391 3.5% 255 2.3%
West Fallowfield Twp. 1,327 113 8.5% 123 9.3% 149 11.2% 33 2.5% 163 12.3% 64 4.8% 7 0.5% 64 4.8% 76 5.7% 285 21.5% 184 13.9% 54 4.1% 12 0.9%
West Goshen Twp. 12,624 32 0.3% 674 5.3% 1501 11.9% 374 3.0% 1526 12.1% 442 3.5% 323 2.6% 1267 10.0% 1803 14.3% 2782 22.0% 1003 7.9% 613 4.9% 284 2.2%
West Grove Boro. 1,618 207 12.8% 137 8.5% 172 10.6% 29 1.8% 164 10.1% 70 4.3% 19 1.2% 84 5.2% 167 10.3% 333 20.6% 106 6.6% 84 5.2% 46 2.8%
West Marlborough Twp. 452 74 16.4% 16 3.5% 40 8.8% 14 3.1% 34 7.5% 30 6.6% 5 1.1% 25 5.5% 67 14.8% 84 18.6% 27 6.0% 28 6.2% 8 1.8%
West Nantmeal Twp. 1,004 43 4.3% 85 8.5% 119 11.9% 29 2.9% 76 7.6% 65 6.5% 28 2.8% 59 5.9% 152 15.1% 216 21.5% 54 5.4% 70 7.0% 8 0.8%
West Nottingham Twp. 1,318 66 5.0% 124 9.4% 234 17.8% 64 4.9% 180 13.7% 79 6.0% 34 2.6% 32 2.4% 69 5.2% 283 21.5% 79 6.0% 53 4.0% 21 1.6%
West Pikeland Twp. 2,213 0 0.0% 102 4.6% 210 9.5% 123 5.6% 314 14.2% 38 1.7% 72 3.3% 249 11.3% 476 21.5% 389 17.6% 132 6.0% 79 3.6% 29 1.3%
West Sadsbury Twp. 1,112 43 3.9% 167 15.0% 183 16.5% 42 3.8% 159 14.3% 57 5.1% 7 0.6% 41 3.7% 77 6.9% 176 15.8% 69 6.2% 76 6.8% 15 1.3%
West Vincent Twp. 2,599 201 7.7% 127 4.9% 304 11.7% 99 3.8% 144 5.5% 25 1.0% 70 2.7% 305 11.7% 635 24.4% 435 16.7% 102 3.9% 88 3.4% 64 2.5%
West Whiteland Twp. 9,980 152 1.5% 340 3.4% 1317 13.2% 191 1.9% 999 10.0% 371 3.7% 372 3.7% 1134 11.4% 1765 17.7% 2264 22.7% 580 5.8% 398 4.0% 97 1.0%
Westtown Twp. 5,808 30 0.5% 348 6.0% 585 10.1% 223 3.8% 460 7.9% 176 3.0% 165 2.8% 672 11.6% 852 14.7% 1435 24.7% 412 7.1% 282 4.9% 168 2.9%
Willistown Twp. 5,570 54 1.0% 235 4.2% 476 8.5% 110 2.0% 451 8.1% 123 2.2% 108 1.9% 798 14.3% 1032 18.5% 1461 26.2% 289 5.2% 270 4.8% 163 2.9%

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

Last Updated: Data accessed Dec. 2017