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West Chester
  • Suburb of Philadelphia, PA

West Chester Residents

West Chester Residents Overview

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
20,033
Unemployment Rate
4.8%
Poverty Rate
25.3%
Non-Citizens
3.7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 15 responses
  • Family oriented
    47%
  • Friendly, if a little standoffish at first.
    33%
  • Bunch of snobs
    7%
  • Lack of appeal
    7%
  • Progressive
    7%

West Chester Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    73%
  • African American
    12%
  • Hispanic
    11%
  • Two or more races
    3%
  • Asian
    2%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    53%
  • Male
    47%
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    4%
  • 18-24 years
    40%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    7%
  • 55-64 years
    7%
  • 65+ years
    9%

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Income

Median Household Income
$62,092
National
$64,994
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    21%
  • $25-$44k
    17%
  • $45-$74k
    20%
  • $75-$149k
    26%
  • $150k+
    16%
Median Individual Income
$22,589
National
$32,197
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    42%
  • $15-$34k
    20%
  • $35-$64k
    20%
  • $65k+
    18%

Community

Poll
67%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 15 responses
Poll
80%
of people say LGBT residents are very accepted. 15 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 11 responses
  • Get involved in the community
    36%
  • It's a small town, everyone knows everyone
    27%
  • Consider getting a roommate
    9%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    9%
  • Snitches police informants with too many police
    9%
  • Watch out for detective whiteside
    9%

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