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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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West Goshen Township is a suburb of Philadelphia with a population of 22,968. West Goshen Township is in Chester County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in West Goshen Township offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Goshen Township there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in West Goshen Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in West Goshen Township are highly rated.
About West Goshen Township...
Population
22,968

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$366,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,277
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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West Goshen Township Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    82
    283
  • Murder
    9
    6
  • Rape
    13
    41
  • Robbery
    9
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    73
    500
  • Theft
    973
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    26
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$83,852
National
$55,322
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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West Goshen Township Reviews

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Chester County is has annual events that are fun, but living here is expensive. Good education system and health care for you and your pets. Cheap and Good Vet, too!
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I love the neighbors and the local government (they really take care to keep this neighborhood clean). There could be more sidewalks to make things easier to access for people who wants to walk their dogs or keep their kids out of the road.
A historic, lively, beautiful, well-kept secret, West Chester is a demographic gem amongst Pennsylvanian cities. A reputable university supplies the town with new blood annually and provides an excellent source of education and local employment. The city is no stranger to night life, having many shopping outlets, bars, cafes and establishments of cultural value and importance. While expensive to live in the heart of the city, it is well wort being so close to the best Chester County has to offer.