West Grove Chester County, Pennsylvania

West Grove: Borough of Pennsylvania

About

West Grove is a city located in the county of Chester in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,854 and a population density of 4,391 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,838 inhabitants.

The city was created 235 years ago in 1786.

West Grove Quick Facts

Population : 2,838 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Chester County
Postal code : 19390
Area : 0.65 km2
Altitude : 394 feet / 120 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1787 (235 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:43:24 (2nd October 2022)
Density : 4,366 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.56% (2010-2020)
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Geography

West Grove is located at 39°49'19"N 75°49'39"W (39.8220500, -75.8274400).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of West Grove decreased by 0.56% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,854 - census
2011 2,860 0.21% estimation process
2012 2,866 0.21% estimation process
2013 2,866 0% estimation process
2014 2,870 0.14% estimation process
2015 2,861 -0.31% estimation process
2016 2,854 -0.25% estimation process
2017 2,850 -0.14% estimation process
2018 2,851 0.04% estimation process
2019 2,839 -0.42% estimation process
2020 2,838 -0.04% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 1,235,072
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 1,280,114
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 1,264,817
April 1, 2010 Population : 1,280,122
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.6%
People over 65 (%) : 18.6%
Female persons, % : 52.3%
White only, percent : 63.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 30.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 3.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 58.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 64,881
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 7.6%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 617,249

West Grove zip code is 19390. County name: Chester, County fips: 42029

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 617,249
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 58.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $132,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,327
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $545
2015-2019 median gross rent : $809
Permits for construction, 2020 : 808
2015-2019 Households : 540,965
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.25
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 32.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,738,645
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,792,808
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 24,399,438
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 15,072,450
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,914
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $50,366
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $33,114
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.2%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 31,780
2019 total employment : 669,407
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 38,435,936
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 0.3%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 97,290
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 114,192
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 61,483
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 42,859
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 30,216
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 79,802
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 11,003
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 97,913
2010 population per square mile : 2,800.0
2010 land area in square miles : 457.19

People born in West Grove (3)

People born in West Grove, including physician Ann Preston, politician Benjamin Reynolds, actor Scott Holmes, .

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Schools in West Grove

College & universities near West Grove, PA

Code Name City ZIP
213598 Lincoln University Lincoln University (PA) 19352-0999

Stations (30)

Amtrak & bus stations near West Grove, PA

Code Name Address Type
PAR Parkesburg W. First and S. Culvert Streets RAIL
COT Coatesville Third Ave. and Fleetwood St. RAIL
NRK Newark 429 South College Ave. RAIL
DOW Downingtown West Lancaster Ave. and Stuart Ave. RAIL
WIL Wilmington station 100 South French Street RAIL

Post offices near West Grove

Post Office Name City ZIP
West Grov Post Office West Grove (PA) 19390

Other cities in Chester County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Chester County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
West Chester 20,048 Borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States
Warwick 19,576 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Phoenixville 16,910 Borough of Pennsylvania
Caln 14,089 Census-designated place in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Coatesville 13,006 City of Pennsylvania
Hopewell 12,548 Borough in Bedford County, Pennsylvania
New Garden 12,237 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Westtown 10,992 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Willistown 10,983 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Downingtown 8,419 Borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Red Lion 6,309 Borough of Pennsylvania
Kennett Square 6,203 Borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States
New London 5,967 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Oxford 5,594 Borough of Pennsylvania
Paoli 5,575 Census designated place
Exton 4,842 Village and former civil parish in Rutland, UK

Distance to Other Cities

West Grove distances to largest Pennsylvania cities