West Grove, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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West Grove, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of West Grove had a population of 2,862 as of July 1, 2015. West Grove ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Grove is located at latitude 39.8202 and longitude -75.8285 in Chester County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of West Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 390 feet.

The Borough of West Grove (GNIS ID: 1215080) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Grove population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Borough of West Grove, PA Boundary Map

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West Grove, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,862
Population in Households 2,862
Population in Familes 2,486
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4,397
Diversity Index2 71
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 899
Average Household Size 3.18
Family Households 691
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 944 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 651 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 248 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $233,543
Average Home Value $244,124
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $71,340
Average Household Income $79,755
Per Capita Income $25,052
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% 0.21%
Households 0.02% 0.18%
Families -0.14% 0.09%
Median Household Income   3.7%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
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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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, 2015 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 # 472 73rd
Population Density1 # 199 89th
Diversity Index2 # 25 99th
Median Household Income # 196 89th
Per Capita Income # 816 54th

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