Chester Heights, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 2,622 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.7%
 
Males: 1,256  (47.9%)
Females: 1,366  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  44.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 19014, 19017, 19060, 19063, 19342.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $87,572 (it was $70,236 in 2000)
Chester Heights:

$87,572
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $42,398 (it was $37,707 in 2000)

Chester Heights borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $253,975 (it was $133,400 in 2000)
Chester Heights:

$253,975
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $306,376; Detached houses: $392,896; Townhouses or other attached units: $148,700; In 2-unit structures: $160,335; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $200,471; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $182,180; Mobile homes: $32,789

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,892.

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  • Races in Chester Heights, PA (2010)

    Chester Heights races chart
    • 2,31391.4%White alone
    • 773.0%Black alone
    • 773.0%Asian alone
    • 371.5%Hispanic
    • 240.9%Two or more races
    • 20.08%Other race alone
    • 10.04%American Indian alone

Races in Chester Heights detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chester Heights: 108.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (22.6%), Italian (18.7%), German (8.5%), American (8.2%), European (2.5%), English (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 09/21/1945

Elevation: 336 feet

Land area: 2.09 square miles.

Population density: 1,252 people per square mile   (low).

Chester Heights,PA real estate house value index trend

Chester Heights, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Chester Heights:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chester Heights borough:

  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

96 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.7% Latin America).

This borough:

3.7%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Chester Heights, Pennsylvania as of December 09, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Chester Heights to the number of sex offenders is 2,585 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $4,135 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $4,789 (1.8%)

Chester Heights satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brandywine, DE (6.8 miles , pop. 78,620).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (18.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lima, PA (1.6 miles ), Village Green-Green Ridge, PA (1.7 miles ), Boothwyn, PA (2.0 miles ), Cheyney University, PA (2.1 miles ), Brookhaven borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Rose Valley borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Media borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Upper Providence Township, PA (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 39.89 N, Longitude: 75.47 W

Chester Heights household income distribution Chester Heights home values distribution

Chester Heights tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +129 (+5.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Legal occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Chester Heights: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Chester Heights, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chester Heights-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the Chester Heights borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 16.1 miles away from the borough center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chester Heights-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.5 miles away from Chester Heights center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 287.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 281.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.2 miles away from Chester Heights center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 330.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Delaware County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chester Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Chester Heights:

  • WILLOWBROOKE COURT-GRANITE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MEDIA, PA)
  • ELWYN INC/WINDING WAY (Hospital, about 2 miles away; GLEN MILLS, PA)
  • BRINTON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GLEN MILLS, PA)
  • RIDDLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; MEDIA, PA)
  • FAIR ACRES GERIATRIC CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LIMA, PA)
  • WILLOWBROOKE COURT-LIMA ESTATE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LIMA, PA)
  • RIDDLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; MEDIA, PA)

Amtrak stations near Chester Heights:

  • 11 miles: PAOLI (LANCASTER PIKE & S. VALLEY RD.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: WILMINGTON (M. L. KING BLVD, & FRENCH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: EXTON (CREST AVE. OFF RTE. 100) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chester Heights:

  • Neumann University (about 3 miles; Aston, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,622)
  • Widener University-Main Campus (about 7 miles; Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Delaware County Community College (about 7 miles; Media, PA; FT enrollment: 8,419)
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (about 8 miles; West Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 14,492)
  • Immaculata University (about 11 miles; Immaculata, PA; FT enrollment: 2,912)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (about 12 miles; Wilmington, DE; FT enrollment: 4,972)
  • Villanova University (about 13 miles; Villanova, PA; FT enrollment: 9,350)

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Notable locations in Chester Heights: Wawa Station (A), Chester Heights Station (B), Chester Heights Fire Company Station 71 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Green Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Delaware County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 119. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

119
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.277. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.277
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.991. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.991
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.0337. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0337
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.4%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.6% for Black residents, 5.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.6% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.1 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  56.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Chester Heights in 2010:

  • 49 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
30 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Chester Heights travel time to work - commute Chester Heights mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chester Heights borough (based on Delaware County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic262,50650
Mainline Protestant52,224169
Evangelical Protestant24,456136
Other9,00927
Black Protestant5,61739
Orthodox5,0968
None200,071-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 103
Delaware County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 83
Delaware County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 63
Delaware County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 313
Here:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Delaware County:

25.7%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.1%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Chester Heights:

56.0%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

55.9%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Chester Heights:

27.9
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.0%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Chester Heights:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chester Heights:

31.9%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

63.5%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.9%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chester Heights, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

Chester Heights government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.38)
  • Current Operations - Fire Protection: $91,000 ($34.71)
    Housing & Community Development: $81,000 ($30.89)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $79,000 ($30.13)
    Central Staff Services: $46,000 ($17.54)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($9.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000 ($6.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($2.29)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($1.91)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($1.53)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $34,000 ($12.97)

Chester Heights government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $86,000 ($32.80)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $38,000 ($14.49)
    General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($2.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $28,000 ($10.68)
    All Other: $21,000 ($8.01)
  • Tax - NEC: $113,000 ($43.10)
    Property: $38,000 ($14.49)

Chester Heights government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $814,000 ($310.45)

4.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,765 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($508 average AGI)
Delaware County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.52% ($39,395 average AGI)
from Chester County, PA  0.47% ($75,682)
from Montgomery County, PA  0.41% ($65,892)


4.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,275 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($653 average AGI)
Delaware County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Philadelphia County, PA  1.28% ($35,024 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.65% ($78,925)
to Montgomery County, PA  0.48% ($63,096)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chester Heights:

  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPWA (1590 AM; 3 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: MOUNT OCEAN MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WTMC (1380 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: STATE OF DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF TRAN)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chester Heights:

  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WZZE (97.3 FM; GLEN MILLS, PA; Owner: GLEN MILLS SCHOOLS)
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AK (103.5 FM; VILLAGE GREEN, PA; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chester Heights:

  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
Chester Heights fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Chester Heights fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 15m49ftTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 56,301Total average daily traffic
  • 2,271Total average daily truck traffic
  • 50,739Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Chester Heights)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • End Of Bittersweet Drive (Lat: 39.896500 Lon: -75.493528), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 22 m, Call Sign: WPQA793
    Assigned Frequencies: 867.912 MHzGrant Date: 05/03/2005, Expiration Date: 04/27/2015, Cancellation Date: 07/31/2007, Certifier: Donald R Appleby JrRegistrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 2605 Interstate Drive, Suite 135, Harrisburg, PA 17110, Phone: (717) 772-8024, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • PA-PHL0692A, 68 Baltimore Pike (Lat: 39.895889 Lon: -75.482472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.6 m, Call Sign: WQKT946
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/11/2009, Expiration Date: 09/11/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: WB3APJ, Licensee ID: L01407383, Grant Date: 06/12/2008, Expiration Date: 06/12/2018, Registrant: Wayne R Hentschel, Chester Heights, PA 19017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$216,91719$165,10590$199,8005$27,2005$126,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$289,50013$168,7690$01$200,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$198,50028$189,4291$6,0002$122,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$200,0001$194,00019$182,2631$113,0001$102,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$151,2501$55,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4070.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$216,5003$186,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4070.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chester Heights and their reported violations in the past:

HILLTOP TAVERN (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 19

Incident types - Chester Heights

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chester Heights, PA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Chester Heights compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2018.