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County Profiles

Where Residents Live and Work

  Where are residents working Where Workers Reside
Community Place of
Work
Number Percent Place of
Residence
Number Percent
Central
Central 22,261 35.2% Central 22,261 50.0%
West Chester 13,369 21.6% West Chester 3,780 8.5%
Eastern 9,345 14.8% Montgomery County 2,749 6.2%
Montgomery County 6,224 9.8% Northern 2,585 5.8%
Delaware County 2,947 4.7% Lancaster County 2,449 5.5%
Other within County 2,922 4.6% Other within County 4,731 10.6%
Other outside County 5,902 9.3% Other outside County 5,990 13.4%
Total 63,240 100.0% Total 44,545 100.00%
Total within County 48,167 76.2% Total within County 33,357 74.9%
Total outside County 15,073 23.8% Total outside County 11,188 25.1%
Eastern
Eastern 20,631 41.7% Eastern 20,631 25.1%
Montgomery County 10,811 21.9% Montgomery County 16,469 20.0%
Delaware County 5,480 11.1% Delaware County 9,497 11.6%
Philadelphia County 4,039 8.2% Central 9,345 11.4%
West Chester 3,678 7.4% West Chester 6,798 8.3%
Other within County 2,849 1.8% Other within County 5,426 6.6%
Other outside County 1,958 7.9% Other outside County 14,044 17.1%
Total 49,446 100.0% Total 82,210 100.00%
Total within County 27,158 54.9% Total within County 42,200 51.3%
Total outside County 22,288 45.1% Total outside County 40,010 48.7%
Northern
Montgomery County 6,950 29.9% Northern 4,519 38.8%
Northern 4,519 19.4% Berks County 2,071 17.8%
Eastern 3,623 15.6% Montgomery County 1,895 16.3%
Central 2,585 11.1% Central 846 7.3%
West Chester 2,171 9.3% Lancaster County 663 5.7%
Other within County 270 1.2% Other within County 929 8.0%
Other outside County 3,154 13.6% Other outside County 717 6.2%
Total 23,272 100.0% Total 11,640 100.00%
Total within County 13,168 56.6% Total within County 6,294 54.1%
Total outside County 10,104 43.4% Total outside County 5,346 45.9%
Southeastern
Southeastern 7,840 36.9% Southeastern 7,840 40.1%
New Castle County 5,558 26.2% Southwestern 3,551 18.2%
West Chester 1,786 8.4% New Castle County 2,074 10.6%
Delaware County 1,774 8.4% Delaware County 1,385 7.1%
Central 879 4.1% West Chester 1,194 6.1%
Other within County 1,600 7.5% Other within County 1,428 7.3%
Other outside County 1,797 8.5% Other outside County 2,078 10.6%
Total 21,234 100.0% Total 19,550 100.00%
Total within County 12,105 57.0% Total within County 14,013 71.7%
Total outside County 9,129 43.0% Total outside County 5,537 28.3%
Southwestern
Southwestern 9,225 31.0% Southwestern 9,225 56.8%
New Castle County 5,528 18.6% Lancaster County 2,196 13.5%
Southeastern 3,551 11.9% Central 1,123 6.9%
West Chester 2,513 8.4% Southeastern 802 4.9%
Delaware County 2,055 6.9% New Castle County 742 4.6%
Other within County 3,097 10.4% Other within County 542 3.3%
Other outside County 3,776 12.7% Other outside County 1,620 10.0%
Total 29,745 100.0% Total 16,250 100.00%
Total within County 18,386 61.8% Total within County 11,692 72.0%
Total outside County 11,359 38.2% Total outside County 4,558 28.0%
West Chester
West Chester 21,829 42.8% West Chester 21,829 33.0%
Eastern 6,798 13.3% Central 13,639 20.6%
Delaware County 5,940 11.6% Delaware County 6,944 10.5%
Montgomery County 4,981 9.8% Montgomery County 3,862 5.8%
Central 3,780 7.4% Eastern 3,678 5.6%
Other within County 1,781 3.5% Other within County 6,470 9.8%
Other outside County 5,898 11.6% Other outside County 9,653 14.6%
Total 51,007 100.0% Total 66,075 100.00%
Total within County 34,188 67.0% Total within County 45,616 69.0%
Total outside County 16,819 33.0% Total outside County 20,459 31.0%

Source: Census Transportation Planning Products (CTPP), 2006-2010

Related Websites

Federal Highway Administration, CTPP

Commuting in Chester County, 2006-2008

2006-2010 County Work Trip Patterns Map