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Economic Development — Resident Employment and Unemployment, Chester County

Data accessed May 2022

Source: US Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, DP03, Selected Economic Characteristics

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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 417,628 285,201 68.3% 284,955 68.2% 273,256 65.4% 11,699 2.8% 246 0.1% 132,427 31.7%
Atglen Boro. 872 $674 0.8% 674 0.8% 621 0.7% 53 0.1% 0 0.0% 198 0.2%
Avondale Boro. 945 $717 0.8% 717 0.8% 702 0.7% 15 0.0% 0 0.0% 228 0.2%
Birmingham Twp. 3,385 $2,143 0.6% 2,143 0.6% 1,938 0.6% 205 0.1% 0 0.0% 1,242 0.4%
Caln Twp. 11,422 $7,436 0.7% 7,436 0.7% 7,122 0.6% 314 0.0% 0 0.0% 3,986 0.3%
Charlestown Twp. 4,838 $3,126 0.6% 3,126 0.6% 2,952 0.6% 174 0.0% 0 0.0% 1,712 0.4%
Coatesville City 9,413 $6,199 0.7% 6,199 0.7% 5,716 0.6% 483 0.1% 0 0.0% 3,214 0.3%
Downingtown Boro. 6,650 $5,237 0.8% 5,237 0.8% 5,059 0.8% 178 0.0% 0 0.0% 1,413 0.2%
East Bradford Twp. 8,069 $5,724 0.7% 5,724 0.7% 5,549 0.7% 175 0.0% 0 0.0% 2,345 0.3%
East Brandywine Twp. 6,802 $4,576 0.7% 4,576 0.7% 4,380 0.6% 196 0.0% 0 0.0% 2,226 0.3%
East Caln Twp. 3,976 $2,940 0.7% 2,940 0.7% 2,700 0.7% 240 0.1% 0 0.0% 1,036 0.3%
East Coventry Twp. 5,249 $3,594 0.7% 3,549 0.7% 3,283 0.6% 266 0.1% 45 0.0% 1,655 0.3%
East Fallowfield Twp. 5,748 $4,155 0.7% 4,155 0.7% 3,943 0.7% 212 0.0% 0 0.0% 1,593 0.3%
East Goshen Twp. 15,860 $9,235 0.6% 9,216 0.6% 8,891 0.6% 325 0.0% 19 0.0% 6,625 0.4%
East Marlborough Twp. 6,190 $4,089 0.7% 4,089 0.7% 3,921 0.6% 168 0.0% 0 0.0% 2,101 0.3%
East Nantmeal Twp. 1,385 $786 0.6% 786 0.6% 773 0.6% 13 0.0% 0 0.0% 599 0.4%
East Nottingham Twp. 6,787 $5,069 0.7% 5,048 0.7% 4,823 0.7% 225 0.0% 21 0.0% 1,718 0.3%
East Pikeland Twp. 6,198 $4,578 0.7% 4,566 0.7% 4,467 0.7% 99 0.0% 12 0.0% 1,620 0.3%
East Vincent Twp. 8,139 $5,259 0.6% 5,259 0.6% 4,998 0.6% 261 0.0% 0 0.0% 2,880 0.4%
East Whiteland Twp. 5,318 $3,493 0.7% 3,493 0.7% 3,420 0.6% 73 0.0% 0 0.0% 1,825 0.3%
Easttown Twp. 9,867 $7,271 0.7% 7,271 0.7% 6,926 0.7% 345 0.0% 0 0.0% 2,596 0.3%
Elk Twp. 1,443 $1,006 0.7% 1,006 0.7% 984 0.7% 22 0.0% 0 0.0% 437 0.3%
Elverson Boro. 1,193 $609 0.5% 609 0.5% 580 0.5% 29 0.0% 0 0.0% 584 0.5%
Franklin Twp. 3,573 $2,527 0.7% 2,527 0.7% 2,461 0.7% 66 0.0% 0 0.0% 1,046 0.3%
Highland Twp. 1,026 $753 0.7% 753 0.7% 685 0.7% 68 0.1% 0 0.0% 273 0.3%
Honey Brook Boro. 1,479 $1,148 0.8% 1,148 0.8% 1,112 0.8% 36 0.0% 0 0.0% 331 0.2%
Honey Brook Twp. 6,596 $3,735 0.6% 3,735 0.6% 3,641 0.6% 94 0.0% 0 0.0% 2,861 0.4%
Kennett Square Boro. 6,863 $4,129 0.6% 4,129 0.6% 4,056 0.6% 73 0.0% 0 0.0% 2,734 0.4%
Kennett Twp. 5,224 $3,836 0.7% 3,836 0.7% 3,679 0.7% 157 0.0% 0 0.0% 1,388 0.3%
London Britain Twp. 2,357 $1,684 0.7% 1,684 0.7% 1,608 0.7% 76 0.0% 0 0.0% 673 0.3%
London Grove Twp. 2,009 $1,296 0.6% 1,289 0.6% 1,241 0.6% 48 0.0% 7 0.0% 713 0.4%
Londonderry Twp. 6,154 $4,393 0.7% 4,393 0.7% 4,240 0.7% 153 0.0% 0 0.0% 1,761 0.3%
Lower Oxford Twp. 4,293 $2,856 0.7% 2,856 0.7% 2,703 0.6% 153 0.0% 0 0.0% 1,437 0.3%
Malvern Boro. 2,931 $2,156 0.7% 2,156 0.7% 2,050 0.7% 106 0.0% 0 0.0% 775 0.3%
Modena Boro. 426 $299 0.7% 299 0.7% 274 0.6% 25 0.1% 0 0.0% 127 0.3%
New Garden Twp. 9,593 $6,675 0.7% 6,675 0.7% 6,431 0.7% 244 0.0% 0 0.0% 2,918 0.3%
New London Twp. 971 $555 0.6% 555 0.6% 539 0.6% 16 0.0% 0 0.0% 416 0.4%
Newlin Twp. 4,511 $3,197 0.7% 3,197 0.7% 3,091 0.7% 106 0.0% 0 0.0% 1,314 0.3%
North Coventry Twp. 6,660 $4,621 0.7% 4,615 0.7% 4,492 0.7% 123 0.0% 6 0.0% 2,039 0.3%
Oxford Boro. 3,930 $2,248 0.6% 2,248 0.6% 2,061 0.5% 187 0.0% 0 0.0% 1,682 0.4%
Parkesburg Boro. 3,024 $2,339 0.8% 2,339 0.8% 2,235 0.7% 104 0.0% 0 0.0% 685 0.2%
Penn Twp. 4,462 $2,367 0.5% 2,367 0.5% 2,274 0.5% 93 0.0% 0 0.0% 2,095 0.5%
Pennsbury Twp. 2,894 $1,413 0.5% 1,413 0.5% 1,367 0.5% 46 0.0% 0 0.0% 1,481 0.5%
Phoenixville Boro. 13,836 $10,613 0.8% 10,601 0.8% 10,100 0.7% 501 0.0% 12 0.0% 3,223 0.2%
Pocopson Twp. 4,160 $1,348 0.3% 1,345 0.3% 1,285 0.3% 60 0.0% 3 0.0% 2,812 0.7%
Sadsbury Twp. 3,129 $2,308 0.7% 2,308 0.7% 2,266 0.7% 42 0.0% 0 0.0% 821 0.3%
Schuylkill Twp. 6,725 $5,033 0.7% 5,033 0.7% 4,969 0.7% 64 0.0% 0 0.0% 1,692 0.3%
South Coatesville Boro. 1,165 $852 0.7% 852 0.7% 790 0.7% 62 0.1% 0 0.0% 313 0.3%
South Coventry Twp. 2,069 $1,487 0.7% 1,487 0.7% 1,444 0.7% 43 0.0% 0 0.0% 582 0.3%
Spring City Boro. 2,837 $2,071 0.7% 2,071 0.7% 1,953 0.7% 118 0.0% 0 0.0% 766 0.3%
Thornbury Twp. 2,587 $1,859 0.7% 1,859 0.7% 1,807 0.7% 52 0.0% 0 0.0% 728 0.3%
Tredyffrin Twp. 22,982 $15,228 0.7% 15,173 0.7% 14,640 0.6% 533 0.0% 55 0.0% 7,754 0.3%
Upper Oxford Twp. 1,979 $1,444 0.7% 1,444 0.7% 1,394 0.7% 50 0.0% 0 0.0% 535 0.3%
Upper Uwchlan Twp. 8,579 $6,219 0.7% 6,219 0.7% 5,974 0.7% 245 0.0% 0 0.0% 2,360 0.3%
Uwchlan Twp. 14,719 $10,635 0.7% 10,635 0.7% 10,369 0.7% 266 0.0% 0 0.0% 4,084 0.3%
Valley Twp. 6,324 $4,412 0.7% 4,412 0.7% 4,187 0.7% 225 0.0% 0 0.0% 1,912 0.3%
Wallace Twp. 2,733 $1,746 0.6% 1,746 0.6% 1,679 0.6% 67 0.0% 0 0.0% 987 0.4%
Warwick Twp. 2,122 $1,433 0.7% 1,418 0.7% 1,370 0.6% 48 0.0% 15 0.0% 689 0.3%
West Bradford Twp. 10,277 $7,701 0.7% 7,701 0.7% 7,277 0.7% 424 0.0% 0 0.0% 2,576 0.3%
West Brandywine Twp. 6,582 $4,264 0.6% 4,264 0.6% 4,125 0.6% 139 0.0% 0 0.0% 2,318 0.4%
West Caln Twp. 7,788 $5,424 0.7% 5,424 0.7% 5,243 0.7% 181 0.0% 0 0.0% 2,364 0.3%
West Chester Boro. 18,076 $12,432 0.7% 12,432 0.7% 11,539 0.6% 893 0.0% 0 0.0% 5,644 0.3%
West Fallowfield Twp. 1,984 $1,312 0.7% 1,312 0.7% 1,272 0.6% 40 0.0% 0 0.0% 672 0.3%
West Goshen Twp. 18,838 $13,174 0.7% 13,174 0.7% 12,675 0.7% 499 0.0% 0 0.0% 5,664 0.3%
West Grove Boro. 2,203 $1,727 0.8% 1,727 0.8% 1,650 0.7% 77 0.0% 0 0.0% 476 0.2%
West Marlborough Twp. 807 $518 0.6% 518 0.6% 507 0.6% 11 0.0% 0 0.0% 289 0.4%
West Nantmeal Twp. 1,735 $1,167 0.7% 1,167 0.7% 1,143 0.7% 24 0.0% 0 0.0% 568 0.3%
West Nottingham Twp. 2,203 $1,569 0.7% 1,569 0.7% 1,457 0.7% 112 0.1% 0 0.0% 634 0.3%
West Pikeland Twp. 3,325 $2,399 0.7% 2,399 0.7% 2,347 0.7% 52 0.0% 0 0.0% 926 0.3%
West Sadsbury Twp. 2,004 $1,386 0.7% 1,386 0.7% 1,330 0.7% 56 0.0% 0 0.0% 618 0.3%
West Vincent Twp. 8,837 $6,162 0.7% 6,146 0.7% 5,987 0.7% 159 0.0% 16 0.0% 2,675 0.3%
West Whiteland Twp. 4,320 $2,816 0.7% 2,816 0.7% 2,719 0.6% 97 0.0% 0 0.0% 1,504 0.3%
Westtown Twp. 14,968 $10,715 0.7% 10,680 0.7% 10,389 0.7% 291 0.0% 35 0.0% 4,253 0.3%
Willistown Twp. 9,010 $5,604 0.6% 5,604 0.6% 5,381 0.6% 223 0.0% 0 0.0% 3,406 0.4%