Paoli, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Paoli, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Paoli Census Designated Place had a population of 5,705 as of July 1, 2018. Paoli ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Paoli is located at latitude 40.042 and longitude -75.4903 in Chester County. The formal boundaries for the Paoli Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 509 feet.

The Paoli Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389637) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Paoli Census Designated Place is located within Township of Willistown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chester County.

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Paoli, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,705
Population in Households 5,485
Population in Familes 4,102
Population in Group Qrtrs 220
Population Density2 2,866
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $95,703
Average Household Income $120,334
Per Capita Income $52,321


Total Housing Units 2,678 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,603 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 833 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 242 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $343,343
Average Home Value $377,977


Total Households 2,436
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,396
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.28% 0.37%
Households 0.25% 0.37%
Families 0.03% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.94%

Paoli, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paoli to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 219 88th
Population Density # 463 74th
Diversity Index # 238 87th
Median Household Income # 64 96th
Per Capita Income # 44 98th

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