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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Chester County, Pennsylvania

Chester County (known colloquially as "Chesco") is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population was 433,501. The county seat is West Chester. It is the highest-income county (measured per capita) and by median household income in Pennsylvania. Chester County is one of the three original counties of Pennsylvania created by William Penn in 1682. It is named for Cheshire, England. It is part of the Delaware Valley area, and is the only Delaware Valley county in Pennsylvania that does not border Philadelphia, though it is close. (from wikipedia)

General Information
Pennsylvania State$174,702 Average House Value (as of 2000)
418,914 Population (as of 2000)$65,138 Average House Income (as of 2000)
467,398 Population (current)761.1 Square Miles of Land
2.2 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)1.6 Square Miles of Water

Business Information
12,547 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$2,283,122,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
203,866 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$9,476,824,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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