West Chester Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

West Chester Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
53,624

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.1%
5 - 17:
17.7%
18 - 24:
7.6%
25 - 34:
12.1%
35 - 54:
27.0%
55 - 64:
15.0%
Over 65 Years:
14.6%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.3%
4.3%
High School Graduates
95.2%
95.2%
College Graduated
53.7%
53.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

West Chester
$46,242
$46,242
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

West Chester
$103,077
$103,077
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
4.6%

Employment Industries in West Chester

 
Manufacturing
18.1%
18.1%
Healthcare
12.4%
12.4%
Retail
10.2%
10.2%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
9.7%
9.7%
Education
8.5%
8.5%
Finance
8.3%
8.3%
Accommodation
5.7%
5.7%
Administration
4.1%
4.1%
Transportation
4.1%
4.1%
Other
4.0%
4.0%
Wholesale
3.4%
3.4%
Construction
3.4%
3.4%
Public Service
2.7%
2.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
77.3%
77.3%
Black or African American
8.6%
8.6%
Asian
8.0%
8.0%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
3.0%
3.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.0%
3.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
25.5%
25.5%
Irish
11.1%
11.1%
English
7.7%
7.7%
Italian
4.1%
4.1%
French
2.3%
2.3%
European
2.2%
2.2%
Polish
2.1%
2.1%
Scottish
2.1%
2.1%
Dutch
0.9%
0.9%
Scots-Irish
0.9%
0.9%
British
0.8%
0.8%
Swedish
0.8%
0.8%
Welsh
0.7%
0.7%
Hungarian
0.6%
0.6%
Norwegian
0.5%
0.5%
Other Arab
0.5%
0.5%
Slovak
0.5%
0.5%
Russian
0.5%
0.5%
Swiss
0.4%
0.4%
Greek
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
87.7%
87.7%
Langs. of India
2.3%
2.3%
Spanish
1.8%
1.8%
Chinese
1.6%
1.6%
Arabic
1.4%
1.4%
Vietnamese
1.1%
1.1%
Polish
0.9%
0.9%
Other Asian languages
0.7%
0.7%
Korean
0.5%
0.5%
African languages
0.5%
0.5%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
French
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Urdu
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Scandinavian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born West Chester Residents:
11.0%