West Chester Borough PUMA, PA

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Population
135,130
0.539% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
Pat Toomey
Republican Party
Median Age
38.9

Poverty Rate
7.61%

Median Household Income
$99,781
5.52% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$395,100
2.94% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
70,373
1.97% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, West Chester Borough PUMA, PA had a population of 135k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $99,781. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of West Chester Borough PUMA, PA grew from 134,406 to 135,130, a 0.539% increase and its median household income grew from $94,562 to $99,781, a 5.52% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.84%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.56%), White (Hispanic) (2.59%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.68%). 10.6% of the people in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA speak a non-English language, and 94.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Chester County (East Central)--West Chester Borough PUMA, PA are West Chester University of Pennsylvania (4,618 degrees awarded in 2017), Immaculata University (690 degrees), and Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Great Valley (225 degrees).

The median property value in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA is $395,100, and the homeownership rate is 69.6%. Most people in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.7 minutes. The average car ownership in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Donald J. Trump with 48.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (47.9%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.4%). The most partisan county was Fulton County, PA with 84.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

West Chester Borough PUMA, PA is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Pennsylvania
48.6% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Pennsylvania
  1. 84.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 82.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 82.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Pennsylvania was Fulton County, PA with 84.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Pennsylvania colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Pat Toomey
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for West Chester Borough PUMA, PA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

West Chester Borough PUMA, PA is home to a population of 135k people, from which 94.8% are citizens. As of 2018, 9.75% of West Chester Borough PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (13.2k people).

In 2018, there were 12.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (112k people) in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.24k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.16k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA are Spanish (3,530 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,138 speakers), and Hindi (1,039 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    112k ± 1.24k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    9.24k ± 649
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.16k ± 703
4%
Hispanic Population
5.41k people

In 2018, there were 12.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (112k people) in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.24k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.16k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4% of the people in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA are hispanic (5.41k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    3,530 speakers (2.75%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,138 speakers (0.886%)
  3. Hindi
    1,039 speakers (0.809%)

10.6% of West Chester Borough PUMA, PA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA was Spanish. 2.75% of the overall population of West Chester Borough PUMA, PA are native Spanish speakers. 0.886% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.809% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

9.75%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
13.2k people
9.03%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
12.1k people

As of 2018, 9.75% of West Chester Borough PUMA, PA residents (13.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA was 9.03%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
39
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.1

In 2018, the median age of all people in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA was 38.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally the same age as than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all West Chester Borough PUMA, PA residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    3,995 ± 1,528 people
  2. Mexico
    951 ± 754 people
  3. China
    773 ± 681 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of West Chester Borough PUMA, PA was India, the natal country of 3,995 West Chester Borough PUMA, PA residents, followed by Mexico with 951 and China with 773.

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Citizenship

94.8%
2018 Citizenship
95.3%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 94.8% of West Chester Borough PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA was 95.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,933 ± 241
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    843 ± 208
  3. Korea
    734 ± 148

West Chester Borough PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA is $99,781. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $108,761, followed by King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA and Bucks County (Central) PUMA, PA, with respective values of $104,430 and $103,452.

Males in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.57 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,486. The income inequality in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.508, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of West Chester Borough PUMA, PA employs 70.4k people. The largest industries in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA are Elementary & secondary schools (5,484 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,378 people), and Computer Systems Design (3,334 people), and the highest paying industries are Petroleum refining ($178,999), Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. ($165,235), and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($155,048).

Wages

Median Household Income

$99,781
2018 value
± $2,684
5.52%
1 Year Growth
± 4.06%

Households in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA have a median annual income of $99,781, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $94,562 in 2017, which represents a 5.52% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$105,861
Average Male Salary in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA
± $13,854
$67,486
Average Female Salary in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA
± $9,368

In 2017, full-time male employees in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA made 1.57 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA
  1. Asian
    $105,582 ± $36,525
  2. Other
    $98,974 ± $152,511
  3. White
    $72,876 ± $8,242

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of West Chester Borough PUMA, PA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than Other workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA.

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Wage Distribution

0.508
2017 Wage GINI in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA
0.508
2016 Wage GINI in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA

In 2017, the income inequality in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA was 0.508 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0115% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for West Chester Borough PUMA, PA was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $108,761, followed by King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA and Bucks County (Central) PUMA, PA, with respective values of $104,430 and $103,452.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.61% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA (9.83k out of 129k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    7,907 ± 808
  2. Hispanic
    1,032 ± 262
  3. Black
    939 ± 229

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

70.4k
2017 Value
1.97%
1 Year growth
± 1.97%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 1.97%, from 69k employees to 70.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA, are Miscellaneous managers (3,487 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,165 people), and Waiters & waitresses (1,980 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of West Chester Borough PUMA, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of West Chester Borough PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (3,487 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,165 people), and Waiters & waitresses (1,980 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, West Chester Borough PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Actuaries (18.9 times higher than expected), Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians & statisticians (7.71 times), and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents (4.22 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of West Chester Borough PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($298,717), Chief executives & legislators ($205,331), and Cost estimators ($188,148).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

70.4k
2017 Value
1.97%
1 Year growth
± 1.97%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 1.97%, from 69k employees to 70.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,484 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,378 people), and Computer Systems Design (3,334 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of West Chester Borough PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,484 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,378 people), and Computer Systems Design (3,334 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, West Chester Borough PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (6.06 times higher than expected), Mail-order houses (5.65 times), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (4.8 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Petroleum refining ($178,999), Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. ($165,235), and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($155,048).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $83B
  2. $50.6B
  3. $49.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $83B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($50.6B) and Pharmaceuticals ($49.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$618B
2015 Value in Pennsylvania
$954B
Projected 2045 Value in Pennsylvania
54.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $618B. This is expected to increase 54.4% to $954B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $61B
  2. $57.7B
  3. $33.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $61B, followed by New Jersey with $57.7B and Ohio and $33.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Chester County (East Central)--West Chester Borough PUMA, PA awarded 5,533 degrees. The student population of Chester County (East Central)--West Chester Borough PUMA, PA is skewed towards women, with 7,695 male students and 12,479 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Chester County (East Central)--West Chester Borough PUMA, PA are White (4,409 and 81.2%), followed by Black or African American (457 and 8.41%), Hispanic or Latino (245 and 4.51%), and Asian (154 and 2.84%).

The largest universities in Chester County (East Central)--West Chester Borough PUMA, PA by number of degrees awarded are West Chester University of Pennsylvania (4,618 and 83.5%), Immaculata University (690 and 12.5%), and Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Great Valley (225 and 4.07%).

The most popular majors in Chester County (East Central)--West Chester Borough PUMA, PA are General Business Administration & Management (429 and 7.75%), General Psychology (306 and 5.53%), and Registered Nursing (279 and 5.04%).

The median tuition costs in Chester County (East Central)--West Chester Borough PUMA, PA are $26,500 for private four year colleges, and $7,492 and $18,730 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 256 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 278 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 259 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Chester County (East Central)--West Chester Borough PUMA, PA was General Business Administration & Management with 256 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Chester County (East Central)--West Chester Borough PUMA, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 4,618 degrees awarded
  2. 690 degrees awarded
  3. 225 degrees awarded
$7,492
Median In-State Public
$26,500
Median Private

In 2017, the Chester County (East Central)--West Chester Borough PUMA, PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was West Chester University of Pennsylvania with 4,618 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,008
Degrees Awarded to Men
3,525
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 2,008 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Chester County (East Central)--West Chester Borough PUMA, PA, which is 0.57 times less than the 3,525 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,409 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    457 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    245 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Chester County (East Central)--West Chester Borough PUMA, PA were to White students. These 4,409 degrees mean that there were 9.65 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 457 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA was $395,100 in 2018, which is 1.72 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $383,800 to $395,100, a 2.94% increase. The homeownership rate in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA is 69.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 24.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$395,100
2018 Median
± $4,925
$383,800
2017 Median
± $5,262

In 2018, the median property value in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA grew to to $395,100 from the previous year's value of $383,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In West Chester Borough PUMA, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$99,781
Median Household Income
± $2,684
51.5k
Number of Households
± 1,337

In 2018, the median household income of the 51.5k households in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA grew to $99,781 from the previous year's value of $94,562.

The following chart displays the households in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In West Chester Borough PUMA, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

69.6%
2018 Homeownership
70%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 69.6% of the housing units in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA have a shorter commute time (24.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.19% of the workforce in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    79.3%
  2. Worked At Home
    7.12%
  3. Carpooled
    5.32%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA was Drove Alone (79.3%), followed by those who Worked At Home (7.12%) and those who Carpooled (5.32%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

95.9% of the population of West Chester Borough PUMA, PA has health coverage, with 65% on employee plans, 4.56% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 13.5% on non-group plans, and 0.555% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Pennsylvania was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1232 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1228 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1481 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 559 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16%). Additionally, Clearfield County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,232 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,232 patients per year. This represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1,228 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pennsylvania in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,258
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Pennsylvania
$4,634
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,407
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,243
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Pennsylvania (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.29%, from $8,877 to $9,258.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.1%
Uninsured
65%
Employer Coverage
4.56%
Medicaid
12.2%
Medicare
13.5%
Non-Group
0.555%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA N/A by N/A from N/A% to 4.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in West Chester Borough PUMA, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 16% prevalence
  2. 13.4% prevalence
  3. 13.2% prevalence

Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, at 16%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania by county over multiple years.

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