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Overview of Chester

Chester, PA is located 19 miles south of Philadelphia on the banks of the Delaware River. With a median age of 30, Chester is home to many people who work in Philadelphia but wish to live in a more suburban area. Search for Chester apartments for rent, and join approximately 34,000 residents who enjoy the Pennsylvania way of life.

Living in Chester, PA

Chester was originally founded in 1644 as the town of Upland, but the name was officially changed in 1644. As the oldest city in Pennsylvania, Chester was created as a safe haven for the state's Quaker population. The town experienced rapid growth during World War I as people moved into the area to work in one of Chester's prospering industries, including manufacturing, machinery, shipbuilding, and locomotive.

Today, the town fosters many local initiatives focused on promoting health and wellness in the community. Widener University is located here, and generates a youthful, academic atmosphere near campus fueled by the university's 4,700 students. Local residents can live in Chester apartments to take advantage of the city's affordable living conditions. Chester's cost of living index is very consistent with the national average.

Chester Attractions and Special Events

Harrah's Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack is located in Chester, and invites local residents to enjoy exceptional gambling opportunities. With live table games, racing, poker, and other features, the casino offers a fun experience for the region's adult population. PPL Park is also located here, and functions as Philadelphia's soccer stadium. As soccer continues to grow in popularity in the United States, PPL gives fans a venue to enjoy the game. Chester residents venture to Philadelphia to take advantage of the city's big events, including the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, 2nd Street Festival, Philadelphia Auto Show, and the Made in America Music Festival.

To find a Chester apartment or rental, check out our apartment listings. Rent.com® is happy to help you find your next home.

Philadelphia, PA 19103

$1814 - $3539

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Philadelphia, PA (Center City West, Central)


$1814 - $3539

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
11

Philadelphia, PA 19103

$1914 - $7948

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Philadelphia, PA (Central, Rittenhouse Square)

(11)

$1914 - $7948

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
35
71

Philadelphia, PA 19130

$1328 - $11004

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Philadelphia, PA (Central, Logan Square)

(71)

$1328 - $11004

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
17

Philadelphia, PA 19130

From $2278

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Philadelphia, PA (Central, Logan Square)


From $2278

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
36
1306

Philadelphia, PA 19130

$1176 - $4941

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Philadelphia, PA (Central, Logan Square)

(1306)

$1176 - $4941

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
24
897

Philadelphia, PA 19103

$1529 - $7987

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Philadelphia, PA (Central, Logan Square)

(897)

$1529 - $7987

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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48

Philadelphia, PA 19103

From $1800

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Philadelphia, PA (Central, Logan Square)

(48)

From $1800

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
50
192

Philadelphia, PA 19103

From $1906

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Philadelphia, PA (Central, Logan Square)

(192)

From $1906

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Philadelphia, PA 19103

$1200 - $2755

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Philadelphia, PA (Central, Logan Square)


$1200 - $2755

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
52

Philadelphia, PA 19107

$1400 - $5000

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Philadelphia, PA (Avenue of the Arts South, Central)

(52)

$1400 - $5000

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
47
38

Philadelphia, PA 19103

$1300 - $1900

Studio-1 Bed1 Bath

Philadelphia, PA (Central, Logan Square)

(38)

$1300 - $1900

Studio-1 Bed1 Bath
3

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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1 Bed1 Bath

Philadelphia, PA (Avenue of the Arts South, Central)


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1 Bed1 Bath

Philadelphia, PA 19130

From $1909

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Philadelphia, PA (Central, Logan Square)


From $1909

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
58
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Philadelphia, PA 19107

$1611 - $4876

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Philadelphia, PA (Avenue of the Arts South, Central)

(2)

$1611 - $4876

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
15

Wilmington, DE 19806

$875 - $1200

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Wilmington, DE (Delaware Avenue)


$875 - $1200

1-2 Beds1 Bath
28

Philadelphia, PA 19107

$1062 - $3177

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Philadelphia, PA (Avenue of the Arts South, Central)

(28)

$1062 - $3177

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
20

Philadelphia, PA 19102

$1795 - $3725

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Philadelphia, PA (Central, Logan Square)


$1795 - $3725

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
69

Philadelphia, PA 19103

From $1505

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Philadelphia, PA (Central, Logan Square)

(69)

From $1505

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
24
93

West Chester, PA 19380

$1044 - $1920

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

West Chester, PA

(93)

$1044 - $1920

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath
22
38

Philadelphia, PA 19130

$1490 - $4010

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Philadelphia, PA (Central, Logan Square)

(38)

$1490 - $4010

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths