West Grove, Pennsylvania

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West Grove, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy West Grove Racial Diversity
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% West Grove Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% West Grove College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% West Grove People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of West Grove, Pennsylvania

Comparing West Grove 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
Racial Diversity 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Male Share of the Population 7 9
Female Share of the Population 4 2
Age of the Population 2 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 10
College Educated Adults 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
People Above Poverty 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Working at Home 5 6
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
Housing Recently Built 5 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3
Affordability of Rents 2 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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West Grove Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles W of Wilmington, Delaware (center to center)
Nearest Large City 36 miles W of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Chester
Standard Zip Codes 19390
Phone Area Codes 610
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.821
Longitude -75.827

West Grove Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49 inches
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
Distance 14.4 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
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West Grove Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,652 100%
Male 1,298 48.9%
Female 1,354 51.1%
Under 18 826 31.1%
18+ 1,826 68.9%
65+ 215 8.1%
Median Age 32.1
Average Family Size 3.39
White 2,088 78.7%
African-American 222 8.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 11 0.4%
Other 259 9.8%
Mixed Race 72 2.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 451 17%

Estimated West Grove Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,640
Growth -12
Growth % -0.5%

West Grove 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.9%
Irish 16.8%
German 13.5%
Italian 11.1%
English 10.2%
US/American 5.8%
Polish 3.5%
Scottish 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Welsh 1.1%
Ukrainian 0.9%
Slovak 0.8%
Hungarian 0.7%
French Canadian 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Swedish 0.5%
Brazilian 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
British 0.3%
African 0.3%
Jamaican 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
West Grove 2,652 $60,274
Avondale 1,108 $48,833
Kennett Square 5,273 $54,948
Modena 610 $34,000
Oxford 4,315 $41,172
Parkesburg 3,373 $55,726
Unionville 313 $39,250

West Grove Public Libraries

Avon Grove Free Library
West Grove, Pennsylvania
(610) 869-2004

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West Grove Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
(215) 869-1000
Emergency Service: Yes

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West Grove High Schools (2004)

Serves 1,521 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.2

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