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Population of Chester County

Last official estimated population of Chester County was 499,883 (year 2014)[1]. This was 0.157% of total US population and 3.9% of total Pennsylvania state population. Area of Chester County is 759.2 mi² (=1966.4 km²), in this year population density was 658.40 p/mi². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2014 (+0.05%/yr), Chester County population in 2024 would be 502,384 [0].


Historical population

Historical population of Chester County for period 1790-2014 [1] , [2] , [3]:

Maps: Population, population density, population changes

Estimated population for 2014[1]. Population density is in p./sq.mi [4]. Changes are for period 2010-2015. Value is %/year. Boundary lines are approx. 2012 [5]. Click on flag to hide it.

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Annual growth rate

[1790-1800] +1.4 %/yr
[1800-1810] +2.12 %/yr
[1810-1820] +1.16 %/yr
[1820-1830] +1.37 %/yr
[1830-1840] +1.23 %/yr
[1840-1850] +1.45 %/yr
[1850-1860] +1.16 %/yr
[1860-1870] +0.42 %/yr
[1870-1880] +0.71 %/yr
[1880-1890] +0.68 %/yr
[1890-1900] +0.69 %/yr
[1900-1910] +1.33 %/yr
[1910-1920] +0.53 %/yr
[1920-1930] +0.96 %/yr
[1930-1940] +0.69 %/yr
[1940-1950] +1.61 %/yr
[1950-1960] +2.84 %/yr
[1960-1970] +2.83 %/yr
[1970-1980] +1.3 %/yr
[1980-1990] +1.74 %/yr
[1990-2000] +1.42 %/yr
[2000-2005] +1.67 %/yr
[2005-2010] +1.18 %/yr
[2010-2014] +0.05 %/yr

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Demography

Population of Chester County by age groups male (M) and female (F)[1b]

Age Gr. (M) (F) Total
0 to 4 15036 14262 29,298
5 to 9 17137 16437 33,574
10 to 14 18354 17633 35,987
15 to 19 18555 17936 36,491
20 to 24 15945 15537 31,482
25 to 29 14870 14299 29,169
30 to 34 14569 14533 29,102
35 to 39 15039 15174 30,213
40 to 44 16924 17361 34,285
45 to 49 18585 19295 37,880
50 to 54 20147 20849 40,996
55 to 59 18823 19342 38,165
60 to 64 15338 16209 31,547
65 to 69 11775 12857 24,632
70 to 74 8170 9411 17,581
75 to 79 5444 6687 12,131
80 to 84 3909 5370 9,279
85+ 3630 7342 10,972

Chester County resident population estimates by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin[1b]. For full list of abbrevations see: population.us/about page.

Race Male Female Total
NH 232661 243872 476,533
WAC 222729 229907 452,636
WA 218686 225882 444,568
NHWAC 205192 215106 420,298
NHWA 201687 211612 413,299
BAC 18902 19194 38,096
H 19589 16662 36,251
NHBAC 17212 17579 34,791
BA 16381 16577 32,958
HWAC 17537 14801 32,338
HWA 16999 14270 31,269
NHBA 15086 15379 30,465
AAC 13239 14240 27,479
NHAAC 13015 13962 26,977
AA 11844 12844 24,688
NHAA 11718 12681 24,399
TOM 4386 4418 8,804
NHTOM 3794 3823 7,617
IAC 1813 1724 3,537
HBAC 1690 1615 3,305
HBA 1295 1198 2,493
NHIAC 1129 1180 2,309
IA 794 648 1,442
HIAC 684 544 1,228
HTOM 592 595 1,187
HIA 497 354 851
NAC 292 303 595
NHIA 297 294 591
HAAC 224 278 502
NHNAC 184 188 372
NA 159 165 324
HAA 126 163 289
HNAC 108 115 223
HNA 80 82 162
NHNA 79 83 162

Counties near Chester County

Philadelphia County population 32.7 mi, 85°
Montgomery County 25.9 mi, 50°
Delaware County 19 mi, 102°
New Castle County 28.1 mi, 168°
Lancaster County 26.9 mi, 280°
Berks County 31.8 mi, 342°
Gloucester County 36.4 mi, 118°
Harford County 42 mi, 224°
Cecil County 30.2 mi, 199°
Salem County 34.6 mi, 142°


Sources, notices

[0] Calculated by population.us from last known population growth rate, not official data.

[1] County population - 2014, archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[1b] Annual County Resident Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin, (used only data for 2014) archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[2] County population - 2000-2010, archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[3] Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 to 1992, PDF, 15 Mb, census.gov, retrieved 02/23/2016

[4] County area, latitude longitude data, retrieved 02/23/2016

[5] County boundaries, CSV files on boundaries.us, retrived 03/18/2016

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