West Chester, PA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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West Chester, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Population
20,034
Unemployment
5.3%
Poverty
24.8%
Median Home
$378,400
Median Income
$61,837
Median Rent
$1,293

West Chester SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
9
Commute
8

West Chester, PA Crime Report

346
Total Crimes
1,704.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-31.18%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
West Chester
/ 100k People
Pennsylvania
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 346 1,704.5 1,709.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 37 182.3 306.4 366.7
Murder 1 4.9 5.2 5.0
Robbery 11 54.2 76.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 18 88.7 191.1 250.2
Property Crime 309 1,522.2 1,403.4 2,109.9
Burglary 46 226.6 182.4 340.5
Larceny 244 1,202.0 1,124.2 1,549.5
Car Theft 19 93.6 96.8 219.9

West Chester, PA Cost Of Living

127
West Chester's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense West Chester Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 127 99 100
Services 119 98 100
Groceries 123 103 100
Health 112 94 100
Housing 159 91 100
Transportation 110 109 100
Utilities 84 111 100

West Chester, PA Photos

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Rankings for West Chester in Pennsylvania

Map Of West Chester, PA

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Population over time in West Chester

Year Population % Change
2019 20,034 0.7%
2018 19,888 1.0%
2017 19,698 1.4%
2016 19,434 1.3%
2015 19,181 1.7%
2014 18,860 0.7%
2013 18,736 0.4%
2012 18,656 -0.8%
2011 18,813 1.5%
2010 18,530 -

Race / Ethnicity in West Chester

White
76.2% (15,270)
African American
7.7% (1,543)
American Indian
0.0% (1)
Asian
2.4% (477)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (14)
Two Or More
2.3% (456)
Hispanic
11.3% (2,273)
Race West Chester PA USA
White 76.2% 76.4% 60.7%
African American 7.7% 10.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.4% 3.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.3% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 11.3% 7.3% 18.0%

Gender in West Chester

Female
51.1% (10,235)
Male
48.9% (9,799)
Gender West Chester PA USA
Female 51.1% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in West Chester for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (601)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (801)
High School / GED
18.0% (3,606)
Some College
13.0% (2,604)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (1,001)
Bachelor's Degree
38.0% (7,612)
Master's Degree
13.0% (2,604)
Professional Degree
3.0% (601)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (601)
Education West Chester PA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 18.0% 35.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 38.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For West Chester, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
7.7% (154,724)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.7% (134,830)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.2% (163,565)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.8% (175,998)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.7% (235,125)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.8% (296,462)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.6% (212,469)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.9% (318,289)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.2% (143,672)
$200,000 or more
8.4% (168,262)
Income West Chester PA USA
Less than $10,000 7.7% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.7% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.2% 9.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.8% 9.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.7% 12.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.8% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.6% 13.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.9% 15.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.2% 6.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 8.4% 6.6% 7.7%

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