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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 267,812 7,103 2.7% 14,463 5.4% 30,642 11.4% 8,278% 3.1% 26,841 10.0% 9,459 3.5% 6,165 2.3% 26,686 10.0% 40,989 15.3% 60,379 22.5% 20,275 7.6% 10,504 3.9% 6,028 2.3%
Atglen Boro. 782 10 1.3% 67 8.6% 183 23.4% 9 1.2% 80 10.2% 22 2.8% 19 2.4% 20 2.6% 51 6.5% 187 23.9% 45 5.8% 61 7.8% 28 3.6%
Avondale Boro. 894 289 32.3% 44 4.9% 55 6.2% 28 3.1% 71 7.9% 9 1.0% 0 0.0% 60 6.7% 80 8.9% 131 14.7% 79 8.8% 34 3.8% 14 1.6%
Birmingham Twp. 1,829 0 0.0% 28 1.5% 302 16.5% 72 3.9% 157 8.6% 76 4.2% 96 5.2% 256 14.0% 249 13.6% 364 19.9% 68 3.7% 64 3.5% 97 5.3%
Caln Twp. 8,389 14 0.2% 719 8.6% 1171 14.0% 125 1.5% 932 11.1% 352 4.2% 227 2.7% 547 6.5% 1390 16.6% 2005 23.9% 488 5.8% 277 3.3% 142 1.7%
Charlestown Twp. 3,013 28 0.9% 78 2.6% 303 10.1% 72 2.4% 330 11.0% 71 2.4% 72 2.4% 382 12.7% 678 22.5% 644 21.4% 271 9.0% 67 2.2% 17 0.6%
Coatesville City 5,630 96 1.7% 447 7.9% 591 10.5% 85 1.5% 835 14.8% 253 4.5% 107 1.9% 217 3.9% 618 11.0% 1306 23.2% 754 13.4% 166 2.9% 155 2.8%
Downingtown Boro. 4,763 9 0.2% 125 2.6% 573 12.0% 190 4.0% 618 13.0% 370 7.8% 57 1.2% 330 6.9% 400 8.4% 1241 26.1% 474 10.0% 175 3.7% 201 4.2%
East Bradford Twp. 5,499 60 1.1% 365 6.6% 378 6.9% 187 3.4% 498 9.1% 210 3.8% 116 2.1% 451 8.2% 1215 22.1% 1415 25.7% 359 6.5% 172 3.1% 73 1.3%
East Brandywine Twp. 4,175 0 0.0% 182 4.4% 528 12.6% 183 4.4% 337 8.1% 82 2.0% 72 1.7% 412 9.9% 845 20.2% 1062 25.4% 139 3.3% 208 5.0% 125 3.0%
East Caln Twp. 2,741 0 0.0% 66 2.4% 315 11.5% 160 5.8% 341 12.4% 159 5.8% 65 2.4% 245 8.9% 560 20.4% 535 19.5% 185 6.7% 32 1.2% 78 2.8%
East Coventry Twp. 3,320 26 0.8% 236 7.1% 507 15.3% 201 6.1% 215 6.5% 158 4.8% 58 1.7% 225 6.8% 646 19.5% 700 21.1% 104 3.1% 151 4.5% 93 2.8%
East Fallowfield Twp. 3,928 18 0.5% 198 5.0% 518 13.2% 110 2.8% 490 12.5% 175 4.5% 138 3.5% 323 8.2% 408 10.4% 1027 26.1% 254 6.5% 178 4.5% 91 2.3%
East Goshen Twp. 8,790 65 0.7% 174 2.0% 930 10.6% 393 4.5% 959 10.9% 266 3.0% 124 1.4% 1191 13.5% 1342 15.3% 2331 26.5% 504 5.7% 349 4.0% 162 1.8%
East Marlborough Twp. 4,146 164 4.0% 164 4.0% 634 15.3% 98 2.4% 282 6.8% 128 3.1% 13 0.3% 529 12.8% 708 17.1% 840 20.3% 307 7.4% 189 4.6% 90 2.2%
East Nantmeal Twp. 993 66 6.6% 99 10.0% 104 10.5% 48 4.8% 70 7.0% 42 4.2% 10 1.0% 91 9.2% 153 15.4% 199 20.0% 68 6.8% 37 3.7% 6 0.6%
East Nottingham Twp. 4,360 222 5.1% 429 9.8% 507 11.6% 119 2.7% 424 9.7% 255 5.8% 70 1.6% 306 7.0% 362 8.3% 979 22.5% 363 8.3% 88 2.0% 236 5.4%
East Pikeland Twp. 4,168 66 1.6% 120 2.9% 502 12.0% 95 2.3% 449 10.8% 171 4.1% 60 1.4% 658 15.8% 657 15.8% 718 17.2% 340 8.2% 213 5.1% 119 2.9%
East Vincent Twp. 3,129 14 0.4% 196 6.3% 588 18.8% 116 3.7% 363 11.6% 106 3.4% 8 0.3% 313 10.0% 473 15.1% 620 19.8% 99 3.2% 144 4.6% 89 2.8%
East Whiteland Twp. 6,105 33 0.5% 327 5.4% 602 9.9% 364 6.0% 491 8.0% 117 1.9% 84 1.4% 799 13.1% 1315 21.5% 1282 21.0% 299 4.9% 297 4.9% 95 1.6%
Easttown Twp. 4,661 25 0.5% 74 1.6% 469 10.1% 91 2.0% 356 7.6% 53 1.1% 71 1.5% 835 17.9% 1007 21.6% 1248 26.8% 187 4.0% 200 4.3% 45 1.0%
Elk Twp. 939 42 4.5% 92 9.8% 128 13.6% 9 1.0% 114 12.1% 43 4.6% 3 0.3% 30 3.2% 137 14.6% 191 20.3% 51 5.4% 53 5.6% 46 4.9%
Elverson Boro. 697 10 1.4% 55 7.9% 83 11.9% 12 1.7% 60 8.6% 25 3.6% 3 0.4% 60 8.6% 82 11.8% 202 29.0% 68 9.8% 30 4.3% 7 1.0%
Franklin Twp. 2,295 53 2.3% 175 7.6% 247 10.8% 80 3.5% 196 8.5% 66 2.9% 17 0.7% 206 9.0% 379 16.5% 601 26.2% 174 7.6% 49 2.1% 52 2.3%
Highland Twp. 732 103 14.1% 49 6.7% 63 8.6% 20 2.7% 89 12.2% 34 4.6% 10 1.4% 20 2.7% 54 7.4% 181 24.7% 60 8.2% 41 5.6% 8 1.1%
Honey Brook Boro. 998 14 1.4% 84 8.4% 151 15.1% 42 4.2% 139 13.9% 88 8.8% 0 0.0% 69 6.9% 121 12.1% 199 19.9% 40 4.0% 48 4.8% 3 0.3%
Honey Brook Twp. 3,484 120 3.4% 443 12.7% 703 20.2% 34 1.0% 278 8.0% 169 4.9% 11 0.3% 247 7.1% 338 9.7% 610 17.5% 248 7.1% 204 5.9% 79 2.3%
Kennett Square Boro. 3,495 1057 30.2% 160 4.6% 245 7.0% 149 4.3% 252 7.2% 88 2.5% 33 0.9% 157 4.5% 261 7.5% 575 16.5% 317 9.1% 111 3.2% 90 2.6%
Kennett Twp. 4,216 298 7.1% 364 8.6% 563 13.4% 43 1.0% 231 5.5% 109 2.6% 24 0.6% 555 13.2% 406 9.6% 1065 25.3% 238 5.6% 222 5.3% 98 2.3%
London Britain Twp. 1,566 69 4.4% 151 9.6% 166 10.6% 21 1.3% 78 5.0% 59 3.8% 27 1.7% 135 8.6% 268 17.1% 439 28.0% 26 1.7% 89 5.7% 38 2.4%
London Grove Twp. 4,131 500 12.1% 100 2.4% 571 13.8% 205 5.0% 381 9.2% 82 2.0% 92 2.2% 387 9.4% 491 11.9% 796 19.3% 287 6.9% 131 3.2% 108 2.6%
Londonderry Twp. 1,174 66 5.6% 115 9.8% 106 9.0% 19 1.6% 137 11.7% 45 3.8% 16 1.4% 102 8.7% 154 13.1% 221 18.8% 94 8.0% 61 5.2% 38 3.2%
Lower Oxford Twp. 2,445 88 3.6% 213 8.7% 257 10.5% 63 2.6% 267 10.9% 108 4.4% 8 0.3% 47 1.9% 127 5.2% 818 33.5% 329 13.5% 80 3.3% 40 1.6%
Malvern Boro. 1,942 14 0.7% 108 5.6% 111 5.7% 29 1.5% 242 12.5% 49 2.5% 38 2.0% 324 16.7% 262 13.5% 499 25.7% 147 7.6% 110 5.7% 9 0.5%
Modena Boro. 278 0 0.0% 14 5.0% 32 11.5% 9 3.2% 38 13.7% 11 4.0% 4 1.4% 21 7.6% 44 15.8% 51 18.3% 23 8.3% 13 4.7% 18 6.5%
New Garden Twp. 6,275 1076 17.1% 375 6.0% 569 9.1% 58 0.9% 454 7.2% 188 3.0% 100 1.6% 594 9.5% 839 13.4% 1322 21.1% 482 7.7% 163 2.6% 55 0.9%
New London Twp. 3,055 133 4.4% 150 4.9% 314 10.3% 92 3.0% 263 8.6% 171 5.6% 35 1.1% 252 8.2% 405 13.3% 708 23.2% 228 7.5% 205 6.7% 99 3.2%
Newlin Twp. 566 27 4.8% 33 5.8% 47 8.3% 30 5.3% 65 11.5% 6 1.1% 14 2.5% 71 12.5% 85 15.0% 100 17.7% 43 7.6% 22 3.9% 23 4.1%
North Coventry Twp. 4,345 22 0.5% 249 5.7% 569 13.1% 133 3.1% 454 10.4% 238 5.5% 75 1.7% 499 11.5% 348 8.0% 998 23.0% 476 11.0% 168 3.9% 116 2.7%
Oxford Boro. 2,190 100 4.6% 171 7.8% 222 10.1% 138 6.3% 271 12.4% 89 4.1% 45 2.1% 43 2.0% 169 7.7% 607 27.7% 135 6.2% 143 6.5% 57 2.6%
Parkesburg Boro. 1,844 22 1.2% 171 9.3% 240 13.0% 47 2.5% 180 9.8% 134 7.3% 17 0.9% 177 9.6% 174 9.4% 320 17.4% 194 10.5% 60 3.3% 108 5.9%
Penn Twp. 2,255 205 9.1% 102 4.5% 275 12.2% 49 2.2% 208 9.2% 78 3.5% 17 0.8% 210 9.3% 223 9.9% 489 21.7% 149 6.6% 200 8.9% 50 2.2%
Pennsbury Twp. 1,407 5 0.4% 48 3.4% 205 14.6% 102 7.2% 36 2.6% 64 4.5% 59 4.2% 174 12.4% 220 15.6% 327 23.2% 94 6.7% 57 4.1% 16 1.1%
Phoenixville Boro. 9,699 96 1.0% 425 4.4% 1026 10.6% 266 2.7% 954 9.8% 268 2.8% 307 3.2% 930 9.6% 1943 20.0% 2092 21.6% 1019 10.5% 267 2.8% 106 1.1%
Pocopson Twp. 1,573 13 0.8% 98 6.2% 160 10.2% 76 4.8% 102 6.5% 88 5.6% 33 2.1% 197 12.5% 176 11.2% 378 24.0% 137 8.7% 79 5.0% 36 2.3%
Sadsbury Twp. 2,356 8 0.3% 177 7.5% 513 21.8% 30 1.3% 253 10.7% 121 5.1% 136 5.8% 114 4.8% 155 6.6% 541 23.0% 211 9.0% 68 2.9% 29 1.2%
Schuylkill Twp. 4,572 40 0.9% 271 5.9% 493 10.8% 113 2.5% 365 8.0% 89 1.9% 124 2.7% 587 12.8% 797 17.4% 1051 23.0% 408 8.9% 129 2.8% 105 2.3%
South Coatesville Boro. 735 0 0.0% 42 5.7% 142 19.3% 42 5.7% 98 13.3% 7 1.0% 13 1.8% 17 2.3% 75 10.2% 218 29.7% 21 2.9% 18 2.4% 42 5.7%
South Coventry Twp. 1,288 12 0.9% 120 9.3% 156 12.1% 50 3.9% 146 11.3% 54 4.2% 53 4.1% 97 7.5% 250 19.4% 225 17.5% 57 4.4% 34 2.6% 34 2.6%
Spring City Boro. 1,831 0 0.0% 95 5.2% 287 15.7% 39 2.1% 194 10.6% 115 6.3% 0 0.0% 189 10.3% 146 8.0% 532 29.1% 125 6.8% 98 5.4% 11 0.6%
Thornbury Twp. 1,620 20 1.2% 60 3.7% 132 8.1% 79 4.9% 114 7.0% 55 3.4% 7 0.4% 255 15.7% 374 23.1% 344 21.2% 126 7.8% 43 2.7% 11 0.7%
Tredyffrin Twp. 15,072 89 0.6% 320 2.1% 1246 8.3% 411 2.7% 1311 8.7% 238 1.6% 656 4.4% 2656 17.6% 3368 22.3% 3361 22.3% 786 5.2% 415 2.8% 215 1.4%
Upper Oxford Twp. 1,195 67 5.6% 112 9.4% 113 9.5% 50 4.2% 124 10.4% 76 6.4% 48 4.0% 105 8.8% 94 7.9% 215 18.0% 70 5.9% 70 5.9% 51 4.3%
Upper Uwchlan Twp. 5,859 9 0.2% 141 2.4% 707 12.1% 284 4.8% 578 9.9% 230 3.9% 176 3.0% 782 13.3% 1207 20.6% 1115 19.0% 352 6.0% 221 3.8% 57 1.0%
Uwchlan Twp. 10,215 50 0.5% 300 2.9% 1161 11.4% 314 3.1% 1272 12.5% 295 2.9% 471 4.6% 996 9.8% 1724 16.9% 2266 22.2% 608 6.0% 547 5.4% 211 2.1%
Valley Twp. 3,700 12 0.3% 255 6.9% 444 12.0% 44 1.2% 267 7.2% 340 9.2% 154 4.2% 197 5.3% 374 10.1% 1189 32.1% 189 5.1% 68 1.8% 167 4.5%
Wallace Twp. 1,819 9 0.5% 133 7.3% 211 11.6% 18 1.0% 159 8.7% 60 3.3% 39 2.1% 214 11.8% 373 20.5% 346 19.0% 133 7.3% 70 3.8% 54 3.0%
Warwick Twp. 1,331 5 0.4% 170 12.8% 225 16.9% 41 3.1% 117 8.8% 41 3.1% 24 1.8% 100 7.5% 165 12.4% 279 21.0% 65 4.9% 87 6.5% 12 0.9%
West Bradford Twp. 6,812 106 1.6% 309 4.5% 768 11.3% 222 3.3% 811 11.9% 169 2.5% 295 4.3% 622 9.1% 1194 17.5% 1532 22.5% 283 4.2% 228 3.3% 273 4.0%
West Brandywine Twp. 3,815 44 1.2% 344 9.0% 381 10.0% 176 4.6% 493 12.9% 143 3.7% 67 1.8% 357 9.4% 421 11.0% 915 24.0% 175 4.6% 154 4.0% 145 3.8%
West Caln Twp. 5,038 9 0.2% 655 13.0% 634 12.6% 240 4.8% 532 10.6% 233 4.6% 58 1.2% 329 6.5% 599 11.9% 976 19.4% 357 7.1% 244 4.8% 172 3.4%
West Chester Boro. 11,914 113 0.9% 418 3.5% 734 6.2% 296 2.5% 1566 13.1% 240 2.0% 189 1.6% 876 7.4% 1497 12.6% 2574 21.6% 2901 24.3% 325 2.7% 185 1.6%
West Fallowfield Twp. 1,375 192 14.0% 165 12.0% 167 12.1% 27 2.0% 131 9.5% 69 5.0% 9 0.7% 56 4.1% 121 8.8% 230 16.7% 155 11.3% 44 3.2% 9 0.7%
West Goshen Twp. 12,842 34 0.3% 732 5.7% 1475 11.5% 419 3.3% 1432 11.2% 430 3.3% 332 2.6% 1283 10.0% 1825 14.2% 2981 23.2% 979 7.6% 581 4.5% 339 2.6%
West Grove Boro. 1,615 283 17.5% 149 9.2% 162 10.0% 10 0.6% 150 9.3% 77 4.8% 17 1.1% 79 4.9% 163 10.1% 269 16.7% 123 7.6% 82 5.1% 51 3.2%
West Marlborough Twp. 446 66 14.8% 8 1.8% 34 7.6% 3 0.7% 39 8.7% 33 7.4% 5 1.1% 19 4.3% 71 15.9% 91 20.4% 37 8.3% 29 6.5% 11 2.5%
West Nantmeal Twp. 1,053 47 4.5% 66 6.3% 127 12.1% 39 3.7% 82 7.8% 48 4.6% 34 3.2% 61 5.8% 160 15.2% 255 24.2% 56 5.3% 73 6.9% 5 0.5%
West Nottingham Twp. 1,279 58 4.5% 131 10.2% 232 18.1% 46 3.6% 173 13.5% 125 9.8% 32 2.5% 45 3.5% 46 3.6% 224 17.5% 95 7.4% 48 3.8% 24 1.9%
West Pikeland Twp. 2,164 0 0.0% 85 3.9% 191 8.8% 159 7.3% 296 13.7% 50 2.3% 44 2.0% 268 12.4% 576 26.6% 376 17.4% 62 2.9% 46 2.1% 11 0.5%
West Sadsbury Twp. 1,129 53 4.7% 192 17.0% 192 17.0% 44 3.9% 146 12.9% 51 4.5% 3 0.3% 40 3.5% 73 6.5% 170 15.1% 69 6.1% 77 6.8% 19 1.7%
West Vincent Twp. 2,592 192 7.4% 115 4.4% 337 13.0% 94 3.6% 181 7.0% 45 1.7% 80 3.1% 300 11.6% 615 23.7% 382 14.7% 113 4.4% 73 2.8% 65 2.5%
West Whiteland Twp. 10,110 172 1.7% 231 2.3% 1549 15.3% 192 1.9% 1026 10.1% 324 3.2% 363 3.6% 982 9.7% 1843 18.2% 2342 23.2% 569 5.6% 393 3.9% 124 1.2%
Westtown Twp. 5,894 8 0.1% 357 6.1% 651 11.0% 234 4.0% 495 8.4% 192 3.3% 165 2.8% 618 10.5% 821 13.9% 1469 24.9% 405 6.9% 313 5.3% 166 2.8%
Willistown Twp. 5,225 67 1.3% 227 4.3% 365 7.0% 90 1.7% 503 9.6% 134 2.6% 116 2.2% 745 14.3% 999 19.1% 1288 24.7% 299 5.7% 218 4.2% 174 3.3%

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

Last Updated: Data accessed Jan. 2019