Region

Chester County

Chester County Fast Facts

33,257
Population Estimate (2017)
Unemployment Rate (May 2017)
Average Annual Wage
Private Sector (2016)
Annual Wage Change
Private Sector (2015-2016 Change)

Top Private Sector Employers

Company Industry / Product Employees
Boise Cascade Manufacturing - MDF wood product 323
Guardian Glass Manufacturing - Fiber glass products 308
Boral Stone Manufacturing - Stone veneer 301
Allvac Manufacturing - Steel rods 300
Sunfiber Manufacturing - PET staple fibers 187
Chester Map

Quality of Life

Landsford Canal State Park

Landsford Canal State Park

Each year, the 448-acre, historic Landsford Canal State Park welcomes the largest population of Rocky Shoals spider lilies in the world. In addition to this stunning display, visitors enjoy the 1.5-mile Canal Trail, picnics, group gatherings and special events.

HILLarity Festival

HILLarity Festival

For over 25 years, this annual festival has been a fun family event featuring a Hot Rod and classic car shows, donut eating contest, puppet and magic shows as well as Catawba dancers, live entertainment, craft vendors and a pet contest.

Skydive Carolina

Skydive Carolina

Having served the region for more than 20 years and located at the Chester Catawba Airport, Skydive Carolina features a diving school, tandem plunges and various programs for both beginners and experienced divers.

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