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Chester Heights is a borough in Delaware County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The latitude of Chester Heights is 39.89N. The longitude is -75.475W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 331 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,469.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Chester Heights demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Delaware County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Philadelphia area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 19342 ZIP code.
19% of Chester Heights residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chester Heights ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chester Heights was $37,707, compared with $21,587 nationally.
46% of Chester Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Chester Heights, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,054. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,335.
Delaware County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chester Heights political report.
The average commute time for Chester Heights workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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