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Economic Development Data

Economic Development — Residents by Industry, Chester County

Source: US Census Bureau (see below).

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Geography Civilian employed population 16 years & over Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting, & mining % Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting, & mining Construction % Construction Manufacturing % Manufacturing Wholesale trade % Wholesale trade Retail trade % Retail trade Transportation & warehousing, & utilities % Transportation & warehousing, & utilities Information % Information Finance & insurance, & real estate & rental & leasing % Finance & insurance, & real estate & rental & leasing Professional, scientific, & management, & admin. & waste management services % Professional, scientific, & management, & admin. & waste management services Educational services, & health care & social assistance % Educational services, & health care & social assistance Arts, entertainment, & recreation, & accommodation & food services % Arts, entertainment, & recreation, & accommodation & food services Other services, except public administration % Other services, except public administration Public administration % Public administration
Chester County 273,363 6,697 2.4% 14,907 5.5% 30,691 11.2% 8,114% 3.0% 26,105 9.5% 9,133 3.3% 5,691 2.1% 28,155 10.3% 44,301 16.2% 61,909 22.6% 20,414 7.5% 11,216 4.1% 6,030 2.2%
Atglen Boro. 699 11 1.6% 45 6.4% 132 18.9% 7 1.0% 56 8.0% 31 4.4% 15 2.1% 16 2.3% 47 6.7% 176 25.2% 56 8.0% 85 12.2% 22 3.1%
Avondale Boro. 795 234 29.4% 45 5.7% 44 5.5% 10 1.3% 70 8.8% 10 1.3% 3 0.4% 39 4.9% 80 10.1% 119 15.0% 121 15.2% 11 1.4% 9 1.1%
Birmingham Twp. 2,063 18 0.9% 48 2.3% 267 12.9% 79 3.8% 167 8.1% 74 3.6% 93 4.5% 281 13.6% 365 17.7% 361 17.5% 171 8.3% 66 3.2% 73 3.5%
Caln Twp. 7,796 28 0.4% 405 5.2% 1031 13.2% 136 1.7% 1088 14.0% 376 4.8% 258 3.3% 599 7.7% 1290 16.5% 1977 25.4% 211 2.7% 272 3.5% 125 1.6%
Charlestown Twp. 3,004 20 0.7% 71 2.4% 404 13.4% 60 2.0% 291 9.7% 92 3.1% 90 3.0% 292 9.7% 669 22.3% 640 21.3% 269 9.0% 87 2.9% 19 0.6%
Coatesville City 5,803 93 1.6% 509 8.8% 570 9.8% 108 1.9% 794 13.7% 141 2.4% 89 1.5% 153 2.6% 649 11.2% 1565 27.0% 712 12.3% 206 3.5% 214 3.7%
Downingtown Boro. 4,744 0 0.0% 136 2.9% 694 14.6% 160 3.4% 554 11.7% 372 7.8% 45 0.9% 319 6.7% 387 8.2% 1046 22.0% 579 12.2% 262 5.5% 190 4.0%
East Bradford Twp. 5,493 21 0.4% 347 6.3% 312 5.7% 190 3.5% 607 11.1% 193 3.5% 130 2.4% 532 9.7% 1133 20.6% 1321 24.0% 450 8.2% 162 2.9% 95 1.7%
East Brandywine Twp. 4,203 41 1.0% 167 4.0% 544 12.9% 245 5.8% 329 7.8% 133 3.2% 89 2.1% 431 10.3% 901 21.4% 778 18.5% 151 3.6% 259 6.2% 135 3.2%
East Caln Twp. 2,688 0 0.0% 132 4.9% 252 9.4% 64 2.4% 156 5.8% 137 5.1% 119 4.4% 304 11.3% 665 24.7% 613 22.8% 172 6.4% 37 1.4% 37 1.4%
East Coventry Twp. 3,524 0 0.0% 259 7.3% 437 12.4% 176 5.0% 251 7.1% 113 3.2% 72 2.0% 329 9.3% 701 19.9% 788 22.4% 199 5.6% 87 2.5% 112 3.2%
East Fallowfield Twp. 3,872 86 2.2% 193 5.0% 347 9.0% 95 2.5% 404 10.4% 117 3.0% 53 1.4% 395 10.2% 580 15.0% 1151 29.7% 214 5.5% 216 5.6% 21 0.5%
East Goshen Twp. 8,765 79 0.9% 258 2.9% 782 8.9% 420 4.8% 972 11.1% 214 2.4% 256 2.9% 1264 14.4% 1346 15.4% 2205 25.2% 426 4.9% 302 3.4% 241 2.7%
East Marlborough Twp. 3,987 79 2.0% 206 5.2% 588 14.7% 80 2.0% 273 6.8% 112 2.8% 17 0.4% 380 9.5% 699 17.5% 958 24.0% 343 8.6% 193 4.8% 59 1.5%
East Nantmeal Twp. 856 61 7.1% 74 8.6% 82 9.6% 45 5.3% 74 8.6% 26 3.0% 22 2.6% 78 9.1% 151 17.6% 179 20.9% 25 2.9% 25 2.9% 14 1.6%
East Nottingham Twp. 4,663 287 6.2% 480 10.3% 459 9.8% 114 2.4% 562 12.1% 264 5.7% 76 1.6% 271 5.8% 389 8.3% 1130 24.2% 256 5.5% 130 2.8% 245 5.3%
East Pikeland Twp. 4,410 29 0.7% 79 1.8% 740 16.8% 48 1.1% 472 10.7% 184 4.2% 92 2.1% 644 14.6% 833 18.9% 794 18.0% 155 3.5% 128 2.9% 212 4.8%
East Vincent Twp. 3,538 7 0.2% 164 4.6% 746 21.1% 177 5.0% 210 5.9% 151 4.3% 67 1.9% 402 11.4% 523 14.8% 682 19.3% 241 6.8% 94 2.7% 74 2.1%
East Whiteland Twp. 6,963 94 1.3% 358 5.1% 631 9.1% 235 3.4% 718 10.3% 165 2.4% 103 1.5% 996 14.3% 1446 20.8% 1322 19.0% 480 6.9% 363 5.2% 52 0.7%
Easttown Twp. 4,998 23 0.5% 126 2.5% 526 10.5% 97 1.9% 388 7.8% 34 0.7% 50 1.0% 860 17.2% 1254 25.1% 1217 24.3% 192 3.8% 223 4.5% 8 0.2%
Elk Twp. 1,023 74 7.2% 92 9.0% 110 10.8% 14 1.4% 142 13.9% 56 5.5% 8 0.8% 59 5.8% 125 12.2% 168 16.4% 64 6.3% 90 8.8% 21 2.1%
Elverson Boro. 600 15 2.5% 56 9.3% 68 11.3% 25 4.2% 64 10.7% 20 3.3% 12 2.0% 45 7.5% 88 14.7% 130 21.7% 42 7.0% 22 3.7% 13 2.2%
Franklin Twp. 2,457 78 3.2% 199 8.1% 333 13.6% 12 0.5% 296 12.0% 17 0.7% 27 1.1% 216 8.8% 477 19.4% 547 22.3% 192 7.8% 17 0.7% 46 1.9%
Highland Twp. 677 117 17.3% 52 7.7% 58 8.6% 26 3.8% 61 9.0% 21 3.1% 9 1.3% 32 4.7% 52 7.7% 163 24.1% 46 6.8% 26 3.8% 14 2.1%
Honey Brook Boro. 1,096 12 1.1% 82 7.5% 205 18.7% 33 3.0% 97 8.9% 60 5.5% 0 0.0% 67 6.1% 168 15.3% 262 23.9% 51 4.7% 56 5.1% 3 0.3%
Honey Brook Twp. 3,505 99 2.8% 426 12.2% 547 15.6% 34 1.0% 283 8.1% 289 8.2% 23 0.7% 180 5.1% 226 6.4% 666 19.0% 427 12.2% 202 5.8% 103 2.9%
Kennett Square Boro. 3,751 823 21.9% 165 4.4% 235 6.3% 100 2.7% 341 9.1% 74 2.0% 59 1.6% 208 5.5% 387 10.3% 695 18.5% 371 9.9% 185 4.9% 108 2.9%
Kennett Twp. 4,009 353 8.8% 283 7.1% 441 11.0% 79 2.0% 362 9.0% 175 4.4% 7 0.2% 594 14.8% 348 8.7% 830 20.7% 245 6.1% 187 4.7% 105 2.6%
London Britain Twp. 1,593 59 3.7% 138 8.7% 162 10.2% 20 1.3% 51 3.2% 97 6.1% 11 0.7% 128 8.0% 277 17.4% 484 30.4% 68 4.3% 68 4.3% 30 1.9%
London Grove Twp. 4,328 222 5.1% 119 2.7% 696 16.1% 146 3.4% 548 12.7% 51 1.2% 86 2.0% 429 9.9% 546 12.6% 939 21.7% 271 6.3% 185 4.3% 90 2.1%
Londonderry Twp. 1,234 52 4.2% 114 9.2% 128 10.4% 33 2.7% 121 9.8% 59 4.8% 14 1.1% 100 8.1% 212 17.2% 232 18.8% 87 7.1% 45 3.6% 37 3.0%
Lower Oxford Twp. 2,620 109 4.2% 212 8.1% 277 10.6% 48 1.8% 236 9.0% 106 4.0% 28 1.1% 64 2.4% 117 4.5% 851 32.5% 453 17.3% 80 3.1% 39 1.5%
Malvern Boro. 2,062 10 0.5% 98 4.8% 114 5.5% 30 1.5% 193 9.4% 38 1.8% 62 3.0% 426 20.7% 317 15.4% 441 21.4% 209 10.1% 95 4.6% 29 1.4%
Modena Boro. 347 0 0.0% 18 5.2% 30 8.6% 0 0.0% 27 7.8% 8 2.3% 0 0.0% 16 4.6% 77 22.2% 60 17.3% 79 22.8% 14 4.0% 18 5.2%
New Garden Twp. 6,597 1044 15.8% 522 7.9% 574 8.7% 130 2.0% 355 5.4% 176 2.7% 75 1.1% 503 7.6% 1046 15.9% 1338 20.3% 514 7.8% 251 3.8% 69 1.0%
New London Twp. 3,044 139 4.6% 225 7.4% 274 9.0% 90 3.0% 226 7.4% 180 5.9% 30 1.0% 267 8.8% 475 15.6% 637 20.9% 301 9.9% 114 3.7% 86 2.8%
Newlin Twp. 602 24 4.0% 34 5.6% 65 10.8% 19 3.2% 52 8.6% 3 0.5% 14 2.3% 70 11.6% 100 16.6% 135 22.4% 42 7.0% 32 5.3% 12 2.0%
North Coventry Twp. 4,252 23 0.5% 372 8.7% 523 12.3% 70 1.6% 512 12.0% 282 6.6% 74 1.7% 385 9.1% 376 8.8% 989 23.3% 416 9.8% 138 3.2% 92 2.2%
Oxford Boro. 2,336 103 4.4% 190 8.1% 262 11.2% 112 4.8% 325 13.9% 122 5.2% 33 1.4% 41 1.8% 222 9.5% 622 26.6% 137 5.9% 129 5.5% 38 1.6%
Parkesburg Boro. 1,994 59 3.0% 227 11.4% 197 9.9% 52 2.6% 190 9.5% 81 4.1% 45 2.3% 121 6.1% 159 8.0% 484 24.3% 222 11.1% 43 2.2% 114 5.7%
Penn Twp. 2,171 206 9.5% 121 5.6% 168 7.7% 64 2.9% 123 5.7% 140 6.4% 19 0.9% 194 8.9% 294 13.5% 439 20.2% 233 10.7% 85 3.9% 85 3.9%
Pennsbury Twp. 1,422 46 3.2% 30 2.1% 228 16.0% 75 5.3% 49 3.4% 31 2.2% 45 3.2% 220 15.5% 199 14.0% 312 21.9% 93 6.5% 66 4.6% 28 2.0%
Phoenixville Boro. 9,873 95 1.0% 501 5.1% 1099 11.1% 381 3.9% 840 8.5% 271 2.7% 231 2.3% 1034 10.5% 1927 19.5% 2218 22.5% 804 8.1% 323 3.3% 149 1.5%
Pocopson Twp. 1,458 4 0.3% 84 5.8% 148 10.2% 75 5.1% 120 8.2% 53 3.6% 17 1.2% 186 12.8% 234 16.0% 299 20.5% 129 8.8% 98 6.7% 11 0.8%
Sadsbury Twp. 2,347 10 0.4% 114 4.9% 327 13.9% 39 1.7% 287 12.2% 104 4.4% 35 1.5% 159 6.8% 258 11.0% 686 29.2% 184 7.8% 102 4.3% 42 1.8%
Schuylkill Twp. 4,851 58 1.2% 253 5.2% 517 10.7% 122 2.5% 473 9.8% 128 2.6% 81 1.7% 692 14.3% 745 15.4% 1111 22.9% 394 8.1% 203 4.2% 74 1.5%
South Coatesville Boro. 748 3 0.4% 74 9.9% 119 15.9% 28 3.7% 75 10.0% 19 2.5% 0 0.0% 27 3.6% 92 12.3% 220 29.4% 28 3.7% 23 3.1% 40 5.3%
South Coventry Twp. 1,402 4 0.3% 114 8.1% 162 11.6% 38 2.7% 161 11.5% 54 3.9% 22 1.6% 121 8.6% 297 21.2% 272 19.4% 54 3.9% 81 5.8% 22 1.6%
Spring City Boro. 1,816 0 0.0% 128 7.0% 237 13.1% 33 1.8% 153 8.4% 40 2.2% 11 0.6% 201 11.1% 245 13.5% 495 27.3% 185 10.2% 77 4.2% 11 0.6%
Thornbury Twp. 1,715 29 1.7% 60 3.5% 158 9.2% 66 3.8% 134 7.8% 34 2.0% 17 1.0% 260 15.2% 434 25.3% 387 22.6% 101 5.9% 28 1.6% 7 0.4%
Tredyffrin Twp. 14,853 68 0.5% 418 2.8% 1529 10.3% 465 3.1% 1194 8.0% 111 0.7% 582 3.9% 2430 16.4% 3053 20.6% 3656 24.6% 774 5.2% 397 2.7% 176 1.2%
Upper Oxford Twp. 1,259 91 7.2% 108 8.6% 130 10.3% 23 1.8% 127 10.1% 80 6.4% 51 4.1% 125 9.9% 80 6.4% 221 17.6% 63 5.0% 66 5.2% 94 7.5%
Upper Uwchlan Twp. 5,975 9 0.2% 209 3.5% 580 9.7% 301 5.0% 665 11.1% 186 3.1% 170 2.8% 798 13.4% 1313 22.0% 1101 18.4% 420 7.0% 185 3.1% 38 0.6%
Uwchlan Twp. 10,427 23 0.2% 278 2.7% 1162 11.1% 327 3.1% 925 8.9% 249 2.4% 325 3.1% 1285 12.3% 2043 19.6% 2232 21.4% 901 8.6% 549 5.3% 128 1.2%
Valley Twp. 3,872 8 0.2% 265 6.8% 662 17.1% 46 1.2% 265 6.8% 185 4.8% 198 5.1% 227 5.9% 384 9.9% 1247 32.2% 145 3.7% 91 2.4% 149 3.8%
Wallace Twp. 1,809 0 0.0% 97 5.4% 204 11.3% 45 2.5% 184 10.2% 22 1.2% 19 1.1% 157 8.7% 292 16.1% 459 25.4% 143 7.9% 76 4.2% 111 6.1%
Warwick Twp. 1,378 9 0.7% 156 11.3% 165 12.0% 61 4.4% 134 9.7% 90 6.5% 16 1.2% 58 4.2% 200 14.5% 271 19.7% 55 4.0% 140 10.2% 23 1.7%
West Bradford Twp. 7,094 96 1.4% 256 3.6% 771 10.9% 254 3.6% 784 11.1% 252 3.6% 232 3.3% 775 10.9% 1256 17.7% 1638 23.1% 292 4.1% 214 3.0% 274 3.9%
West Brandywine Twp. 4,190 58 1.4% 341 8.1% 401 9.6% 180 4.3% 528 12.6% 175 4.2% 31 0.7% 292 7.0% 533 12.7% 1099 26.2% 178 4.2% 240 5.7% 134 3.2%
West Caln Twp. 5,108 30 0.6% 648 12.7% 830 16.2% 152 3.0% 393 7.7% 334 6.5% 59 1.2% 330 6.5% 561 11.0% 915 17.9% 354 6.9% 327 6.4% 175 3.4%
West Chester Boro. 12,200 229 1.9% 522 4.3% 987 8.1% 264 2.2% 1379 11.3% 273 2.2% 251 2.1% 1040 8.5% 1528 12.5% 2755 22.6% 2407 19.7% 411 3.4% 154 1.3%
West Fallowfield Twp. 1,332 176 13.2% 136 10.2% 135 10.1% 67 5.0% 113 8.5% 83 6.2% 5 0.4% 88 6.6% 134 10.1% 234 17.6% 71 5.3% 52 3.9% 38 2.9%
West Goshen Twp. 12,747 41 0.3% 623 4.9% 1306 10.2% 452 3.5% 1200 9.4% 319 2.5% 267 2.1% 1363 10.7% 2244 17.6% 3008 23.6% 943 7.4% 581 4.6% 400 3.1%
West Grove Boro. 1,649 285 17.3% 102 6.2% 175 10.6% 26 1.6% 149 9.0% 63 3.8% 14 0.8% 103 6.2% 219 13.3% 299 18.1% 140 8.5% 39 2.4% 35 2.1%
West Marlborough Twp. 501 45 9.0% 15 3.0% 45 9.0% 4 0.8% 47 9.4% 32 6.4% 5 1.0% 22 4.4% 74 14.8% 113 22.6% 42 8.4% 34 6.8% 23 4.6%
West Nantmeal Twp. 1,090 54 5.0% 64 5.9% 118 10.8% 16 1.5% 103 9.4% 37 3.4% 48 4.4% 30 2.8% 176 16.1% 270 24.8% 79 7.2% 75 6.9% 20 1.8%
West Nottingham Twp. 1,372 73 5.3% 131 9.5% 175 12.8% 71 5.2% 166 12.1% 145 10.6% 18 1.3% 60 4.4% 81 5.9% 272 19.8% 118 8.6% 50 3.6% 12 0.9%
West Pikeland Twp. 2,228 0 0.0% 97 4.4% 214 9.6% 113 5.1% 229 10.3% 50 2.2% 79 3.5% 336 15.1% 602 27.0% 328 14.7% 40 1.8% 98 4.4% 42 1.9%
West Sadsbury Twp. 1,177 38 3.2% 235 20.0% 227 19.3% 45 3.8% 118 10.0% 30 2.5% 12 1.0% 28 2.4% 78 6.6% 194 16.5% 61 5.2% 89 7.6% 22 1.9%
West Vincent Twp. 2,747 77 2.8% 130 4.7% 381 13.9% 127 4.6% 209 7.6% 101 3.7% 63 2.3% 334 12.2% 612 22.3% 391 14.2% 136 5.0% 110 4.0% 76 2.8%
West Whiteland Twp. 10,355 121 1.2% 251 2.4% 1500 14.5% 249 2.4% 841 8.1% 301 2.9% 219 2.1% 1012 9.8% 2365 22.8% 2370 22.9% 446 4.3% 544 5.3% 136 1.3%
Westtown Twp. 5,821 2 0.0% 313 5.4% 583 10.0% 179 3.1% 521 9.0% 186 3.2% 96 1.6% 735 12.6% 973 16.7% 1431 24.6% 268 4.6% 326 5.6% 208 3.6%
Willistown Twp. 5,385 83 1.5% 307 5.7% 361 6.7% 107 2.0% 498 9.2% 101 1.9% 97 1.8% 897 16.7% 872 16.2% 1271 23.6% 473 8.8% 249 4.6% 69 1.3%

Source: US Census Bureau, DP03, Selected Economic Characteristics, 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

Last Updated: Data accessed December 2020