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

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Updated: 2022-04-09
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West Chester, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Population
20,033
Unemployment
7.2%
Poverty
25.2%
Median Home
$389,600
Median Income
$62,092
Median Rent
$1,293

West Chester SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8

West Chester, PA Cost Of Living

124
West Chester's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense West Chester Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 124 102 100
Services 111 100 100
Groceries 124 108 100
Health 116 94 100
Housing 160 92 100
Transportation 115 113 100
Utilities 87 112 100

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
2020 20,033 0.7%
2019 19,888 1.0%
2018 19,698 1.4%
2017 19,434 1.3%
2016 19,181 1.7%
2015 18,860 0.7%
2014 18,736 0.4%
2013 18,656 -0.8%
2012 18,813 1.5%
2011 18,530 -

Race / Ethnicity in West Chester

White
72.7% (14,565)
African American
12.0% (2,398)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.5% (304)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (17)
Two Or More
2.8% (562)
Hispanic
10.9% (2,187)
Race West Chester PA USA
White 72.7% 75.7% 60.1%
African American 12.0% 10.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 1.5% 3.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.8% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 10.9% 7.6% 18.2%

Gender in West Chester

Female
53.5% (10,716)
Male
46.5% (9,316)
Gender West Chester PA USA
Female 53.5% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 46.5% 49.0% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
3.0% (600)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (600)
High School / GED
21.0% (4,206)
Some College
14.0% (2,804)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (1,001)
Bachelor's Degree
34.0% (6,811)
Master's Degree
13.0% (2,604)
Professional Degree
3.0% (600)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (801)
Education West Chester PA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 2.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 21.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 14.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 34.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For West Chester, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
4.9% (98,344)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.6% (152,678)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.8% (176,042)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.2% (244,231)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.7% (174,412)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.9% (317,854)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.0% (239,885)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.2% (284,710)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.2% (143,442)
$200,000 or more
8.6% (171,695)
Income West Chester PA USA
Less than $10,000 4.9% 5.8% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.6% 4.0% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.8% 8.8% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.2% 9.0% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.7% 12.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.9% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.0% 13.2% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.2% 15.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.2% 6.7% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 8.6% 7.1% 8.3%

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