Elverson, Pennsylvania

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Elverson, Pennsylvania

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High Points

Elverson strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Elverson Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Elverson Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Elverson People in Middle Class or Better
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Elverson Public Transportation Use
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Elverson College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Elverson Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Elverson Well-Paid Single Men
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Elverson Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Elverson, Pennsylvania

Comparing Elverson to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Senior Citizens 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 5 6
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 7
People Living Alone 3 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1

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Elverson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles S of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 38 miles W of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Chester
Standard Zip Codes 19520
Phone Area Codes 610
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.156
Longitude -75.833

Elverson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.8 inches
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Elverson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 959 100%
Male 445 46.4%
Female 514 53.6%
Under 18 170 17.7%
18+ 789 82.3%
65+ 229 23.9%
Median Age 49.5
Average Family Size 2.68
White 931 97.1%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 13 1.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 4 0.4%
Mixed Race 8 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.6%

Estimated Elverson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,164
Growth 205
Growth % 21.4%

Elverson Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 36.4%
US/American 13.6%
English 13.3%
Irish 10.6%
Italian 5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.2%
Swiss 2.7%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Welsh 2%
Pennsylvania German 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Polish 1.4%
European 1%
Scottish 0.9%
Dutch 0.8%
Norwegian 0.6%
Swedish 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Belgian 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Elverson, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bulltown (19520)
Joanna (19520)
Loag (19520)
Marsh (19520)
Pine Swamp (19520)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Elverson 959 $62,273
Birdsboro 5,064 $58,542
Honey Brook 1,287 $56,417
Kenhorst 2,679 $44,762
Pottstown 21,859 $45,734
St. Lawrence 1,812 $56,679
Terre Hill 1,237 $47,891

Starbucks in Elverson

(As of 2005)
Brandywine/Peter Camiel Travel Plza
PA Turnpike
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Serves 1,029 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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