Chester is a city in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Chester is a suburb of the city of Philadelphia. The current population estimate is 30,409. The city is predominantly made up of African Americans, making up 79% of the population. Chester is known for poverty and high crime, as almost 40% of residents live below the poverty line.
Chester is located at the junction of Interstate 476 (the Blue Route) and Interstate 95.
By Public Transit
SEPTA R2 Line (Regional Rail) stops at the Chester Transportation Center 
Chester is a compact city with an excellent public transport system (SEPTA buses and Regional Rail).