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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, West Grove is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.26% of the West Grove workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. 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 (13.09%), farm management occupations (10.30%), and sales jobs (8.68%).
Because of many things, West Grove is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making West Grove a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, West Grove has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, West Grove’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small borough, West Grove doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in West Grove who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.52% of adults in West Grove have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in West Grove in 2010 was $24,914, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,656 for a family of four. However, West Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
West Grove is an extremely 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 34.58% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in West Grove include German, Italian, English, and Polish.
West Grove also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 21.33%.
The most common language spoken in West Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.