This county profile is a compilation of selected economic, geographic and demographic data for Delaware County. This statistical snapshot includes information in the following areas:

  • Map of Pennsylvania with the county highlighted

  • Population of the county (total, projected and age distribution)

  • Online Job Postings

  • Labor Force and unemployment rate

  • Personal income (per capita, total and median household)

  • Major employers by industry sector

  • Employment and wages by industry sector

  • Wages by major occupational group


High Priority Occupations (HPOs) are a direct result of the second step in Pennsylvania's industry-driven approach to workforce development. The purpose of the statewide and regional HPO lists is to align workforce training and education investments with occupations that are in demand by employers, have higher skill needs and are most likely to provide family sustaining wages. Combining statistical data with regional expert input allow for a complete picture of the actual workforce needs of the commonwealth.​

Contact Us

Delaware County Workforce Development Board (DCWDB)

Administrative Office:

1570 Garrett Road, Suite A

Upper Darby, PA 19082

Phone:  610-723-2200

Fax:  610-713-2224

PA CareerLink® Chester City

701 Crosby Street, Suite B

Chester, PA 19013

Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Phone: 610-447-3350

Fax: 610-447-3173

  • CareerLink Delaware County

PA CareerLink® Media



Workforce Entry Center at the

Delaware County Community College

901 South Media Line Road

Media, PA 19063

Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

(Closed Fridays over summer semester)

Phone: 610-723-1220

Fax: 610-723-6007

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Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  Equal Opportunity Employer/Program.

For Equal Opportunity concerns contact Anthony Lerario