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Economic Development — Residents by Industry, 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 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 273,256 5,657 2.1% 15,798 5.8% 30,286 11.1% 7,883 2.9% 26,005 9.5% 9,075 3.3% 5,685 2.1% 28,628 10.5% 45,366 16.6% 62,003 22.7% 19,342 7.1% 11,396 4.2% 6,132 2.2%
Atglen Boro. 621 10 0.0% 51 0.1% 86 0.1% 11 0.0% 53 0.1% 26 0.0% 16 0.0% 26 0.0% 71 0.1% 125 0.2% 50 0.1% 70 0.1% 26 0.0%
Avondale Boro. 702 191 0.3% 53 0.1% 42 0.1% 0 0.0% 55 0.1% 10 0.0% 3 0.0% 17 0.0% 117 0.2% 80 0.1% 89 0.1% 34 0.0% 11 0.0%
Birmingham Twp. 1,938 13 0.0% 49 0.0% 215 0.1% 69 0.0% 164 0.1% 91 0.0% 71 0.0% 328 0.2% 326 0.2% 370 0.2% 136 0.1% 53 0.0% 53 0.0%
Caln Twp. 7,122 6 0.0% 335 0.0% 739 0.1% 125 0.0% 1058 0.1% 221 0.0% 140 0.0% 674 0.1% 1211 0.2% 1800 0.3% 459 0.1% 243 0.0% 111 0.0%
Charlestown Twp. 2,952 21 0.0% 79 0.0% 420 0.1% 35 0.0% 207 0.1% 112 0.0% 168 0.1% 319 0.1% 740 0.3% 544 0.2% 233 0.1% 64 0.0% 10 0.0%
Coatesville City 5,716 26 0.0% 396 0.1% 522 0.1% 83 0.0% 823 0.1% 190 0.0% 107 0.0% 216 0.0% 680 0.1% 1521 0.3% 536 0.1% 421 0.1% 195 0.0%
Downingtown Boro. 5,059 0 0.0% 181 0.0% 834 0.2% 157 0.0% 614 0.1% 484 0.1% 41 0.0% 345 0.1% 362 0.1% 1151 0.2% 519 0.1% 280 0.1% 91 0.0%
East Bradford Twp. 5,549 20 0.0% 410 0.1% 434 0.1% 250 0.0% 597 0.1% 172 0.0% 136 0.0% 557 0.1% 995 0.2% 1397 0.3% 411 0.1% 106 0.0% 64 0.0%
East Brandywine Twp. 4,380 39 0.0% 207 0.0% 545 0.1% 159 0.0% 313 0.1% 128 0.0% 64 0.0% 425 0.1% 1023 0.2% 998 0.2% 131 0.0% 245 0.1% 103 0.0%
East Caln Twp. 2,700 0 0.0% 109 0.0% 382 0.1% 94 0.0% 149 0.1% 125 0.0% 106 0.0% 267 0.1% 732 0.3% 530 0.2% 171 0.1% 0 0.0% 35 0.0%
East Coventry Twp. 3,283 0 0.0% 228 0.1% 501 0.2% 141 0.0% 251 0.1% 122 0.0% 65 0.0% 353 0.1% 726 0.2% 568 0.2% 165 0.1% 82 0.0% 81 0.0%
East Fallowfield Twp. 3,943 61 0.0% 326 0.1% 434 0.1% 85 0.0% 531 0.1% 115 0.0% 34 0.0% 391 0.1% 512 0.1% 1023 0.3% 199 0.1% 124 0.0% 108 0.0%
East Goshen Twp. 8,891 61 0.0% 423 0.0% 805 0.1% 291 0.0% 947 0.1% 227 0.0% 194 0.0% 1460 0.2% 1392 0.2% 2280 0.3% 339 0.0% 276 0.0% 196 0.0%
East Marlborough Twp. 3,921 35 0.0% 123 0.0% 491 0.1% 107 0.0% 271 0.1% 108 0.0% 26 0.0% 506 0.1% 706 0.2% 958 0.2% 355 0.1% 160 0.0% 75 0.0%
East Nantmeal Twp. 773 52 0.1% 67 0.1% 80 0.1% 43 0.1% 78 0.1% 15 0.0% 16 0.0% 68 0.1% 153 0.2% 128 0.2% 38 0.0% 23 0.0% 12 0.0%
East Nottingham Twp. 4,823 291 0.1% 518 0.1% 523 0.1% 94 0.0% 543 0.1% 217 0.0% 132 0.0% 349 0.1% 295 0.1% 1083 0.2% 285 0.1% 132 0.0% 361 0.1%
East Pikeland Twp. 4,467 44 0.0% 132 0.0% 665 0.1% 78 0.0% 459 0.1% 127 0.0% 148 0.0% 497 0.1% 906 0.2% 948 0.2% 122 0.0% 142 0.0% 199 0.0%
East Vincent Twp. 3,420 7 0.0% 219 0.1% 651 0.2% 100 0.0% 255 0.1% 143 0.0% 72 0.0% 427 0.1% 441 0.1% 646 0.2% 268 0.1% 121 0.0% 70 0.0%
East Whiteland Twp. 6,926 78 0.0% 358 0.1% 554 0.1% 196 0.0% 689 0.1% 152 0.0% 140 0.0% 894 0.1% 1592 0.2% 1336 0.2% 505 0.1% 309 0.0% 123 0.0%
Easttown Twp. 4,998 0 0.0% 120 0.0% 540 0.1% 131 0.0% 255 0.1% 52 0.0% 48 0.0% 1072 0.2% 1118 0.2% 1140 0.2% 273 0.1% 218 0.0% 31 0.0%
Elk Twp. 984 70 0.1% 113 0.1% 78 0.1% 47 0.0% 90 0.1% 41 0.0% 6 0.0% 54 0.1% 96 0.1% 196 0.2% 115 0.1% 65 0.1% 13 0.0%
Elverson Boro. 580 9 0.0% 66 0.1% 72 0.1% 24 0.0% 49 0.1% 18 0.0% 9 0.0% 51 0.1% 65 0.1% 138 0.2% 44 0.1% 19 0.0% 16 0.0%
Franklin Twp. 2,461 87 0.0% 194 0.1% 323 0.1% 10 0.0% 282 0.1% 31 0.0% 33 0.0% 273 0.1% 331 0.1% 641 0.3% 179 0.1% 19 0.0% 58 0.0%
Highland Twp. 685 109 0.2% 49 0.1% 82 0.1% 37 0.1% 72 0.1% 10 0.0% 4 0.0% 27 0.0% 68 0.1% 120 0.2% 56 0.1% 43 0.1% 8 0.0%
Honey Brook Boro. 1,112 10 0.0% 97 0.1% 177 0.2% 34 0.0% 54 0.0% 45 0.0% 0 0.0% 62 0.1% 194 0.2% 324 0.3% 48 0.0% 54 0.0% 13 0.0%
Honey Brook Twp. 3,641 44 0.0% 499 0.1% 416 0.1% 210 0.1% 292 0.1% 233 0.1% 27 0.0% 161 0.0% 234 0.1% 812 0.2% 401 0.1% 201 0.1% 111 0.0%
Kennett Square Boro. 3,679 669 0.2% 183 0.1% 186 0.1% 79 0.0% 427 0.1% 77 0.0% 52 0.0% 177 0.0% 368 0.1% 676 0.2% 469 0.1% 166 0.0% 150 0.0%
Kennett Twp. 4,056 483 0.1% 192 0.0% 321 0.1% 159 0.0% 313 0.1% 264 0.1% 8 0.0% 626 0.2% 375 0.1% 813 0.2% 278 0.1% 149 0.0% 75 0.0%
London Britain Twp. 1,608 45 0.0% 88 0.1% 179 0.1% 22 0.0% 89 0.1% 99 0.1% 0 0.0% 188 0.1% 251 0.2% 489 0.3% 70 0.0% 57 0.0% 31 0.0%
London Grove Twp. 4,240 153 0.0% 154 0.0% 657 0.2% 92 0.0% 598 0.1% 38 0.0% 76 0.0% 591 0.1% 539 0.1% 862 0.2% 225 0.1% 148 0.0% 107 0.0%
Londonderry Twp. 1,241 30 0.0% 83 0.1% 76 0.1% 29 0.0% 109 0.1% 75 0.1% 0 0.0% 242 0.2% 185 0.1% 239 0.2% 93 0.1% 46 0.0% 34 0.0%
Lower Oxford Twp. 2,703 112 0.0% 264 0.1% 241 0.1% 52 0.0% 220 0.1% 112 0.0% 34 0.0% 43 0.0% 127 0.0% 825 0.3% 386 0.1% 166 0.1% 121 0.0%
Malvern Boro. 2,050 0 0.0% 106 0.1% 168 0.1% 19 0.0% 129 0.1% 15 0.0% 37 0.0% 487 0.2% 382 0.2% 338 0.2% 143 0.1% 179 0.1% 47 0.0%
Modena Boro. 274 0 0.0% 24 0.1% 11 0.0% 0 0.0% 15 0.1% 7 0.0% 0 0.0% 16 0.1% 60 0.2% 43 0.2% 57 0.2% 21 0.1% 20 0.1%
New Garden Twp. 6,431 768 0.1% 493 0.1% 699 0.1% 135 0.0% 502 0.1% 156 0.0% 86 0.0% 422 0.1% 997 0.2% 1375 0.2% 502 0.1% 233 0.0% 63 0.0%
New London Twp. 3,091 48 0.0% 219 0.1% 364 0.1% 69 0.0% 265 0.1% 183 0.1% 109 0.0% 209 0.1% 446 0.1% 762 0.2% 239 0.1% 100 0.0% 78 0.0%
Newlin Twp. 539 24 0.0% 19 0.0% 73 0.1% 19 0.0% 35 0.1% 0 0.0% 18 0.0% 76 0.1% 92 0.2% 130 0.2% 29 0.1% 20 0.0% 4 0.0%
North Coventry Twp. 4,492 21 0.0% 331 0.1% 559 0.1% 63 0.0% 577 0.1% 336 0.1% 86 0.0% 369 0.1% 478 0.1% 944 0.2% 474 0.1% 210 0.0% 44 0.0%
Oxford Boro. 2,061 123 0.1% 150 0.1% 227 0.1% 50 0.0% 305 0.1% 104 0.1% 3 0.0% 59 0.0% 209 0.1% 535 0.3% 128 0.1% 117 0.1% 51 0.0%
Parkesburg Boro. 2,235 58 0.0% 287 0.1% 301 0.1% 68 0.0% 307 0.1% 62 0.0% 37 0.0% 66 0.0% 110 0.0% 613 0.3% 232 0.1% 42 0.0% 52 0.0%
Penn Twp. 2,274 210 0.1% 57 0.0% 160 0.1% 44 0.0% 94 0.0% 131 0.1% 30 0.0% 144 0.1% 447 0.2% 435 0.2% 257 0.1% 111 0.0% 154 0.1%
Pennsbury Twp. 1,367 47 0.0% 28 0.0% 219 0.2% 50 0.0% 53 0.0% 34 0.0% 33 0.0% 156 0.1% 245 0.2% 273 0.2% 82 0.1% 130 0.1% 17 0.0%
Phoenixville Boro. 10,100 146 0.0% 471 0.0% 1200 0.1% 559 0.1% 881 0.1% 247 0.0% 181 0.0% 1061 0.1% 2024 0.2% 2003 0.2% 692 0.1% 481 0.0% 154 0.0%
Pocopson Twp. 1,285 0 0.0% 70 0.1% 158 0.1% 57 0.0% 98 0.1% 28 0.0% 13 0.0% 179 0.1% 255 0.2% 242 0.2% 112 0.1% 62 0.0% 11 0.0%
Sadsbury Twp. 2,266 11 0.0% 174 0.1% 299 0.1% 45 0.0% 283 0.1% 49 0.0% 69 0.0% 160 0.1% 256 0.1% 668 0.3% 130 0.1% 94 0.0% 28 0.0%
Schuylkill Twp. 4,969 31 0.0% 269 0.1% 422 0.1% 107 0.0% 583 0.1% 210 0.0% 151 0.0% 639 0.1% 821 0.2% 1032 0.2% 409 0.1% 217 0.0% 78 0.0%
South Coatesville Boro. 790 4 0.0% 91 0.1% 133 0.2% 23 0.0% 76 0.1% 63 0.1% 0 0.0% 28 0.0% 70 0.1% 213 0.3% 36 0.0% 23 0.0% 30 0.0%
South Coventry Twp. 1,444 3 0.0% 91 0.1% 155 0.1% 25 0.0% 165 0.1% 48 0.0% 6 0.0% 141 0.1% 412 0.3% 260 0.2% 48 0.0% 87 0.1% 3 0.0%
Spring City Boro. 1,953 0 0.0% 160 0.1% 224 0.1% 83 0.0% 168 0.1% 173 0.1% 27 0.0% 144 0.1% 398 0.2% 367 0.2% 154 0.1% 55 0.0% 0 0.0%
Thornbury Twp. 1,807 15 0.0% 63 0.0% 220 0.1% 47 0.0% 213 0.1% 63 0.0% 16 0.0% 199 0.1% 375 0.2% 371 0.2% 138 0.1% 87 0.0% 0 0.0%
Tredyffrin Twp. 14,640 40 0.0% 359 0.0% 1589 0.1% 467 0.0% 873 0.1% 169 0.0% 589 0.0% 2292 0.2% 2725 0.2% 4449 0.3% 601 0.0% 348 0.0% 139 0.0%
Upper Oxford Twp. 1,394 140 0.1% 179 0.1% 157 0.1% 16 0.0% 172 0.1% 72 0.1% 19 0.0% 82 0.1% 113 0.1% 224 0.2% 68 0.0% 62 0.0% 90 0.1%
Upper Uwchlan Twp. 5,974 8 0.0% 198 0.0% 665 0.1% 227 0.0% 684 0.1% 200 0.0% 176 0.0% 701 0.1% 1342 0.2% 1125 0.2% 493 0.1% 135 0.0% 20 0.0%
Uwchlan Twp. 10,369 9 0.0% 297 0.0% 1288 0.1% 231 0.0% 922 0.1% 262 0.0% 243 0.0% 1257 0.1% 2169 0.2% 2196 0.2% 759 0.1% 590 0.1% 146 0.0%
Valley Twp. 4,187 7 0.0% 307 0.1% 640 0.2% 39 0.0% 458 0.1% 86 0.0% 209 0.1% 283 0.1% 278 0.1% 1530 0.4% 84 0.0% 192 0.0% 74 0.0%
Wallace Twp. 1,679 0 0.0% 59 0.0% 217 0.1% 47 0.0% 184 0.1% 26 0.0% 17 0.0% 145 0.1% 278 0.2% 393 0.2% 134 0.1% 90 0.1% 89 0.1%
Warwick Twp. 1,370 7 0.0% 183 0.1% 143 0.1% 74 0.1% 130 0.1% 69 0.1% 26 0.0% 57 0.0% 195 0.1% 295 0.2% 52 0.0% 119 0.1% 20 0.0%
West Bradford Twp. 7,277 76 0.0% 343 0.0% 780 0.1% 247 0.0% 742 0.1% 299 0.0% 223 0.0% 1095 0.2% 1039 0.1% 1603 0.2% 347 0.0% 191 0.0% 292 0.0%
West Brandywine Twp. 4,125 47 0.0% 272 0.1% 457 0.1% 191 0.0% 508 0.1% 151 0.0% 43 0.0% 244 0.1% 528 0.1% 983 0.2% 268 0.1% 248 0.1% 185 0.0%
West Caln Twp. 5,243 18 0.0% 820 0.2% 892 0.2% 131 0.0% 301 0.1% 275 0.1% 60 0.0% 280 0.1% 707 0.1% 1055 0.2% 237 0.0% 322 0.1% 145 0.0%
West Chester Boro. 11,539 170 0.0% 649 0.1% 882 0.1% 276 0.0% 1289 0.1% 208 0.0% 229 0.0% 920 0.1% 1547 0.1% 2783 0.2% 2041 0.2% 353 0.0% 192 0.0%
West Fallowfield Twp. 1,272 212 0.2% 108 0.1% 112 0.1% 52 0.0% 72 0.1% 106 0.1% 0 0.0% 69 0.1% 115 0.1% 240 0.2% 71 0.1% 73 0.1% 42 0.0%
West Goshen Twp. 12,675 33 0.0% 747 0.1% 1183 0.1% 483 0.0% 1013 0.1% 385 0.0% 244 0.0% 1190 0.1% 2505 0.2% 3162 0.2% 872 0.1% 515 0.0% 343 0.0%
West Grove Boro. 1,650 173 0.1% 88 0.1% 177 0.1% 20 0.0% 173 0.1% 73 0.0% 6 0.0% 111 0.1% 273 0.2% 356 0.2% 132 0.1% 49 0.0% 19 0.0%
West Marlborough Twp. 507 45 0.1% 12 0.0% 46 0.1% 5 0.0% 46 0.1% 15 0.0% 2 0.0% 24 0.0% 70 0.1% 121 0.2% 58 0.1% 35 0.1% 28 0.1%
West Nantmeal Twp. 1,143 84 0.1% 40 0.0% 112 0.1% 28 0.0% 95 0.1% 23 0.0% 44 0.0% 54 0.0% 152 0.1% 256 0.2% 71 0.1% 164 0.1% 20 0.0%
West Nottingham Twp. 1,457 82 0.1% 126 0.1% 162 0.1% 84 0.1% 216 0.1% 118 0.1% 17 0.0% 74 0.1% 115 0.1% 232 0.2% 172 0.1% 34 0.0% 25 0.0%
West Pikeland Twp. 2,347 0 0.0% 107 0.0% 184 0.1% 137 0.1% 163 0.1% 48 0.0% 69 0.0% 256 0.1% 829 0.4% 355 0.2% 40 0.0% 86 0.0% 73 0.0%
West Sadsbury Twp. 1,330 40 0.0% 278 0.2% 243 0.2% 38 0.0% 124 0.1% 76 0.1% 10 0.0% 31 0.0% 68 0.1% 227 0.2% 52 0.0% 83 0.1% 60 0.0%
West Vincent Twp. 2,719 61 0.0% 102 0.0% 339 0.1% 100 0.0% 227 0.1% 74 0.0% 62 0.0% 385 0.1% 728 0.3% 368 0.1% 131 0.0% 87 0.0% 55 0.0%
West Whiteland Twp. 10,389 50 0.0% 344 0.0% 1371 0.1% 227 0.0% 787 0.1% 262 0.0% 305 0.0% 1182 0.1% 2527 0.2% 2175 0.2% 353 0.0% 503 0.0% 303 0.0%
Westtown Twp. 5,987 2 0.0% 344 0.1% 521 0.1% 164 0.0% 570 0.1% 128 0.0% 91 0.0% 845 0.1% 1136 0.2% 1304 0.2% 279 0.0% 432 0.1% 171 0.0%
Willistown Twp. 5,381 68 0.0% 367 0.1% 263 0.0% 92 0.0% 600 0.1% 161 0.0% 123 0.0% 810 0.2% 919 0.2% 1206 0.2% 517 0.1% 180 0.0% 75 0.0%