West Chester, OH


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West Chester is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 52,315 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, West Chester is the 16th largest community in Ohio.

West Chester is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.49% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, West Chester is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Chester who work in management occupations (14.93%), sales jobs (12.68%), and office and administrative support (10.35%).

Also of interest is that West Chester has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

West Chester is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 49.12% of adults in West Chester have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in West Chester in 2010 was $38,447, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $153,788 for a family of four. However, West Chester contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

West Chester is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call West Chester home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Chester residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in West Chester include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

The most common language spoken in West Chester is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.