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 February 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
20,029

Age

Under 5 Years:
2.9%
5 - 17:
7.3%
18 - 24:
40.3%
25 - 34:
19.7%
35 - 54:
13.8%
55 - 64:
7.3%
Over 65 Years:
8.7%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
31.2%
31.2%
High School Graduates
93.6%
93.6%
College Graduated
57.7%
57.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

West Chester
$35,816
$35,816
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

West Chester
$61,837
$61,837
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
24.8%

Employment Industries in West Chester

 
Accommodation
16.0%
16.0%
Education
11.6%
11.6%
Retail
11.3%
11.3%
Healthcare
11.0%
11.0%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
9.2%
9.2%
Manufacturing
8.1%
8.1%
Finance
6.8%
6.8%
Construction
4.3%
4.3%
Arts
3.7%
3.7%
Other
3.4%
3.4%
Administration
3.3%
3.3%
Wholesale
2.2%
2.2%
Information Technology
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
76.2%
76.2%
Black Or African American
7.7%
7.7%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
Asian
2.4%
2.4%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.3%
2.3%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
11.3%
11.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
22.1%
22.1%
German
21.2%
21.2%
Italian
17.0%
17.0%
English
9.5%
9.5%
Polish
5.0%
5.0%
French
2.1%
2.1%
European
1.9%
1.9%
Russian
1.7%
1.7%
Scottish
1.3%
1.3%
Greek
1.0%
1.0%
French Canadian
1.0%
1.0%
Norwegian
0.8%
0.8%
Welsh
0.7%
0.7%
Slovak
0.7%
0.7%
Scots-Irish
0.7%
0.7%
Hungarian
0.6%
0.6%
British
0.6%
0.6%
Dutch
0.6%
0.6%
Lithuanian
0.5%
0.5%
Swedish
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
88.2%
88.2%
Spanish
8.9%
8.9%
Langs. of India
1.3%
1.3%
German/Yiddish
0.5%
0.5%
African languages
0.5%
0.5%
Chinese
0.3%
0.3%
French
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
French Creole
0.1%
0.1%
West Germanic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Persian
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Vietnamese
0.0%
0.0%
Korean
0.0%
0.0%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
Japanese
0.0%
0.0%
Arabic
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born West Chester Residents:
6.6%