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West Grove, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

West Grove is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Borough of West Grove.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Chester County at latitude 39.8221 and longitude -75.8274. Chester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 390 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of West Grove (see map) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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West Grove, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Grove to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 469 73rd
Population Density1 # 190 89th
Diversity Index2 # 25 99th
Median Household Income # 247 86th
Per Capita Income # 785 56th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.

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West Grove, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,894
Population in Households 2,894
Population in Familes 2,519
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4,446
Diversity Index2 71
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 910
Average Household Size 3.18
Family Households 701
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 951 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 663 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 247 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $221,324
Average Home Value $233,183
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $65,112
Average Household Income $79,141
Per Capita Income $24,886
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.33% 0.41%
Households 0.31% 0.39%
Families 0.17% 0.31%
Median Household Income   4.06%
Per Capita Income   3.19%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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