West Grove is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,859 people and two constituent neighborhoods, West Grove is the 476th largest community in Pennsylvania.
West Grove real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although West Grove house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, West Grove is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, West Grove is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in West Grove who work in office and administrative support (11.88%), sales jobs (10.01%), and food service (6.41%).
Because of many things, West Grove is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, West Grove really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is West Grove perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In terms of college education, West Grove is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.67% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in West Grove in 2010 was $25,792, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $103,168 for a family of four. However, West Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
West Grove is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call West Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. West Grove also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.18% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in West Grove include German, Italian, English, and Scottish.
West Grove also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.51%.
The most common language spoken in West Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.