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Chester Apartments
Last updated April 17 2024 at 8:05 AM

Chester, PA
211 Apartments for Rent

Chester Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 34,000
Population Density: 7,034.4 people/sq mile

What locals are saying

Located on the Delaware River, Chester is about halfway between Philadelphia and Wilmington. Once a historic town with a booming shipping industry, the population has been cut in half when many industries pulled out in the 1960s.

In the early part of the millennium, Chester qualified for state tax breaks to draw in industry and waterfront development

Chester Crime


Overall Crime

High
Overall crime in Chester is high in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

High
The level of violent crime in Chester is high compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Above Average
The level of property crime in Chester is above average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Chester


Elementary Schools

5 /10
Stetser El School
Public
PK-6
Public
PK-6
277 Students
1 Reviews
277
Students
1 Reviews
4 /10
Chester Upland School Of Arts
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
413 Students
3 Reviews
413
Students
3 Reviews
2 /10
Widener Partnership Cs
Charter
K-8
Charter
K-8
424 Students
11 Reviews
424
Students
11 Reviews

Middle Schools

2 /10
Widener Partnership Cs
Charter
K-8
Charter
K-8
424 Students
11 Reviews
424
Students
11 Reviews
1 /10
Chester Community CS
Charter
K-8
Charter
K-8
4,134 Students
7 Reviews
4,134
Students
7 Reviews

High Schools

1 /10
Chester High School - Main Campus
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,027 Students
9 Reviews
1,027
Students
9 Reviews
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Chester?

Apartment Rentals in Chester start at $600/month.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Chester?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Chester apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Chester?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Chester.

How can I find off-campus housing in Chester?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Chester. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Community College of Philadelphia, Thomas Jefferson University, The University of the Arts, Peirce College, and Temple University.