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Chester County

Population in 2012: 16,518 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.7%
 

Males: 8,180  (49.5%)
Females: 8,338  (50.5%)

Median resident age:  35.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:  43.3 years

Zip code: 19460

Estimated median household income in 2011: $55,117 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Phoenixville:

$55,117
Pennsylvania:

$50,228
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $30,940

Phoenixville borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $204,433 (it was $104,000 in 2000)
Phoenixville:

$204,433
Pennsylvania:

$164,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $217,057; Detached houses: $258,080; Townhouses or other attached units: $173,077; In 2-unit structures: $181,382; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $229,457; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $169,320

Median gross rent in 2011: $954.

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  • White alone - 12,825 (78.0%)
  • Black alone - 1,348 (8.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1,220 (7.4%)
  • Asian alone - 571 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 350 (2.1%)
  • Other race alone - 81 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 24 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 21 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Phoenixville: 104.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (19.0%), German (17.7%), Italian (13.5%), English (6.8%), Polish (5.2%), Welsh (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/06/1849

Elevation: 140 feet

Land area: 3.59 square miles.

Population density: 4602 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Phoenixville:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Phoenixville borough:

  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

1,478 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 2.4% Asia, 1.6% Europe).

This borough:  9.0%
Pennsylvania:  5.5%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania as of April 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Phoenixville to the number of sex offenders is 1,849 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $3,200 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $2,697 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Philadelphia, PA (21.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Spring City borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Royersford borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Audubon, PA (2.2 miles ), Collegeville borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Trappe borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Chesterbrook, PA (2.3 miles ), Evansburg, PA (2.5 miles ), Eagleville, PA (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.13 N, Longitude: 75.52 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,756 (-22.9%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,440 (15.2%)

Area codes: 610, 484

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Crime rates in Phoenixville by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 100001000000
per 100,000 6.30.00.00.00.06.70.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 182763453620
per 100,000 6.354.113.547.240.620.025.931.318.335.512.10.0
Robberies 3994344312363
per 100,000 19.060.860.627.020.326.725.918.873.117.736.418.1
Assaults 402931362443444229402940
per 100,000 253.3196.0208.7242.9162.3286.6285.1263.1176.7236.4175.8240.8
Burglaries 563539142439242127193344
per 100,000 354.6236.6262.694.5162.3259.9155.5131.6164.5112.3200.1264.9
Thefts 327402426320365342372308334394354385
per 100,000 2070.42717.12867.92159.12468.22279.42410.31929.62035.32328.22146.52317.6
Auto thefts 1431396161796386
per 100,000 88.620.387.560.740.6106.6110.156.436.617.748.536.1
Arson 001001110221
per 100,000 0.00.06.70.00.06.76.56.30.011.812.16.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.9) 201.9243.3225.4205.6197.1227.2215.6186.3179.4196.0170.6179.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Phoenixville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 28 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -425 (-2.8%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Phoenixville-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Phoenixville borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 6.9 miles away from the borough center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Phoenixville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 29.1 miles away from Phoenixville center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 42.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.8 miles away from Phoenixville center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 64.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chester County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Phoenixville topographic map

Birthplace of: Jack Wall (composer) - Video game composer and conductor, John-Paul Lavoisier - Soap opera actor, Margaret Mason - Soap opera actor, Samuel W. Pennypacker - Union Army soldier, Wayne MacVeagh - Union Army officer, Peter Farrelly - Film director, Terry Gilkyson - Singer-songwriter, David R. Kessler - Politician, Everett W. Anderson - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Frank Zinn - Baseball catcher.


Hospital/medical center in Phoenixville:

  • PHOENIXVILLE HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, 140 NUTT ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Phoenixville:

  • EAGLEVILLE HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 6 miles away; EAGLEVILLE, PA)
  • MAIN LINE HOSPITAL PAOLI (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 7 miles away; PAOLI, PA)
  • MERCY SUBURBAN HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 10 miles away; NORRISTOWN, PA)

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Heliports located in Phoenixville:

Amtrak stations near Phoenixville:

  • 7 miles: PAOLI (LANCASTER PIKE & S. VALLEY RD.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: EXTON (CREST AVE. OFF RTE. 100) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: DOWNINGTOWN (VIADUCT AVE.) . Services: public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Phoenixville:

  • 11 miles: Limerick 1 and 2 in Pottstown, PA.

College/University in Phoenixville:

  • Valley Forge Christian College (Full-time enrollment: 830; Location: 1401 Charlestown Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.vfcc.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Phoenixville:

  • Eastern University (about 10 miles; Saint Davids, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,939)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 10 miles; Exton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,400)
  • Villanova University (about 12 miles; Villanova, PA; FT enrollment: 7,962)
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (about 13 miles; West Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 11,561)
  • Delaware County Community College (about 13 miles; Media, PA; FT enrollment: 5,557)
  • Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus (about 14 miles; Blue Bell, PA; FT enrollment: 5,044)
  • Saint Joseph's University (about 18 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 5,072)

Public high schools in Phoenixville:

Private high school in Phoenixville:

  • KIMBERTON WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 316; Location: 410 W SEVEN STARS RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Phoenixville:

  • HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL (Students: 407; Location: 221 3RD AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHESTERBROOK ACADEMY (Students: 129; Location: 711 HOLLOW RD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • CHARLESTOWN PLAYHOUSE (Students: 61; Location: 2478 CHARLESTOWN RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDREN'S HOUSE OF VALLEY FORGE (Students: 53; Location: 149 HALL ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER 1405 (Students: 25; Location: 331 SCHUYLKILL RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Phoenixville, School District: PHOENIXVILLE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Phoenixville:

  • PHOENIXVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $951,146; Location: 183 SECOND AVE; 66,577 books; 4,298 audio materials; 4,323 video materials; 29 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 125 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Well, Phoenixville is the original home of the movie, "The Blob," staring the upstart Steve MacQueen. The Historic Colonial Theater was used in the making of "The Blob" was also seen in the movie "Grease." (Just a point of trivia) added by Bob Tigro

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Notable locations in Phoenixville: Phoenixville Station (A), Wilmer Station (B), Chester County District Justice Court (C), Phoenix Hose Hook and Ladder Company 1 (D), Friendship Fire Company 2 (E), Phoenixville Borough Hall (F), Phoenixville Library (G), Phoenixville Manor (H), Phoenixville Police Station (I), Public Library of Phoenixville (J), West End Fire Company 3 (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Maple Lawn Shopping Center (1), Phoenixville Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Phoenixville include: Holy Ghost Church (A), Parkside United Church of Christ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Black Rock Cemetery (1), Sacred Heart Cemetery (2), Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery (3), Holy Trinity Cemetery (4), Morris Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stony Run (A), French Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Phoenixville include: Black Rock County Preserve (1), Marosek Park (2), Reeves Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn & Suites Valley Forge-Oaks (100 Cresson Boulevard), Almost Like Home (416 Main Street), Main Stay Inn (182 Bridge St).

 
Chester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.8. This is about average.
City:

37.8
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.317. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.317
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.60. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.60
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 16.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.7
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Phoenixville and their reported violations in the past:

FITZWATER STATION (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2002), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-10-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2002), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-10-2002)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-29-1999), St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-29-1999), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-29-1999), St Boil Water Order (OCT-29-1999), St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-29-1999), St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-29-1999), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-29-1999), St Boil Water Order (OCT-29-1999), St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Phoenixville that have no violations reported:

  • KIMBERTON GOLF CLUB (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HARPOON LOUIES (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 5.9%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.9% for Black residents, 9.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 5.3% for other race residents, 12.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  54.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  9.0%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Phoenixville, PA

People in group quarters in Phoenixville in 2010:

  • 133 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 48 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Phoenixville in 2000:

  • 101 people in nursing homes
  • 59 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 26 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 14 people in other group homes
  • 9 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 8 people in religious group quarters

Phoenixville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Phoenixville, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Phoenixville (2011 data):

  • Susquehanna Bank: Phoenixville Branch at 119 Nutt Road, branch established on 1996/10/17; Phoenixville Branch at 700 Nutt Road, branch established on 2006/11/05. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: French Creek Branch at 200 Schuykill Road, branch established on 1986/06/23; Phoenixville Branch at 101 S Main Street, branch established on 1966/07/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Phoenixville Acme Branch at 785 Starr Street, branch established on 1994/11/08; Kimberton-Maple Lawn Branch at 510 Kimberton Road, branch established on 1992/07/15. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Phoenixville Federal Bank and Trust: Admin/ Lending Office Branch at 564 Nutt Rd, branch established on 2004/11/01; Phoenixville Federal Bank And Trust at 564 Nutt Road, branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $406.1 mil, Deposits: $359.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Customers Bank: Phoenixville Branch at 99 Bridge Street, branch established on 2008/06/16; at 99 Bridge St, branch established on 1997/06/26. Info updated 2011/09/28: Bank assets: $2,077.5 mil, Deposits: $1,587.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Customers Bancorp, Inc
  • National Penn Bank: Phoenixville Branch at 702 South Main Street, branch established on 1989/01/04. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $8,395.9 mil, Deposits: $5,879.6 mil, headquarters in Boyertown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: National Penn Bancshares, Inc.
  • First CornerStone Bank: Phoenixville Branch at 368 Schuylkill Road, branch established on 2006/06/28. Info updated 2006/09/01: Bank assets: $160.5 mil, Deposits: $147.8 mil, headquarters in King Of Prussia, PA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Phoenixville Branch at 159-61 Nutt Road, branch established on 1968/06/03. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Phoenixville travel time to work - commute


Phoenixville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Phoenixville (based on Chester County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.55%
Here55.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaJewish
Adherents58.4%7.3%6.7%4.5%4.2%
Congregations10.0%14.1%10.0%5.1%1.0%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAMuslim EstimateUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents3.4%2.7%2.4%1.9%8.5%
Congregations5.1%6.1%1.3%4.2%43.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 75
Chester County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Chester County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 91
Chester County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 322
Here:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Chester County:

22.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$22,481$38,5390$0
Other Government Administration 15$27,647$22,1183$7,481
Police Protection - Officers 28$103,651$44,4220$0
Police - Other 2$6,181$37,08621$17,673
Streets and Highways 7$26,770$45,8912$5,973
Sewerage 10$38,743$46,4920$0
Parks and Recreation 5$12,602$30,2453$2,775
Water Supply 19$74,594$47,1120$0
Totals for Government 93$312,669$40,34429$33,902

Phoenixville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,973,000 ($119.45)
    Police Protection: $1,701,000 ($102.98)
    General - Other: $1,273,000 ($77.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000,000 ($60.54)
    Regular Highways: $852,000 ($51.58)
    Sewerage: $607,000 ($36.75)
    Parks & Recreation: $350,000 ($21.19)
    Fire Protection: $231,000 ($13.98)
    Housing & Community Development: $216,000 ($13.08)
    Central Staff Services: $193,000 ($11.68)
    Financial Administration: $168,000 ($10.17)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $166,000 ($10.05)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $120,000 ($7.26)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $3,327,000 ($201.42)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $1,127,000 ($68.23)
    Benefit Payments: $479,000 ($29.00)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $81,000 ($4.90)
    Withdrawals: $22,000 ($1.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $575,000 ($34.81)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $124,000 ($7.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $400,000 ($24.22)
    General - Other: $339,000 ($20.52)
    Sewerage: $247,000 ($14.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,295,000 ($199.48)

Phoenixville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,945,000 ($117.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $512,000 ($31.00)
    Parking Facilities: $300,000 ($18.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $64,000 ($3.87)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $664,000 ($40.20)
    From Other Government: $181,000 ($10.96)
    Local Employee Contribution: $69,000 ($4.18)
    From Local Government: $28,000 ($1.70)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $340,000 ($20.58)
    Interest Earnings: $321,000 ($19.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,217,000 ($134.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $273,000 ($16.53)
    Highways: $227,000 ($13.74)
    Housing & Community Development: $142,000 ($8.60)
    General Support: $12,000 ($0.73)
  • Tax - Property: $2,016,000 ($122.05)
    Individual Income: $1,570,000 ($95.05)
    NEC: $355,000 ($21.49)

Phoenixville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,593,000 ($459.68)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,654,000 ($402.83)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $939,000 ($56.85)

Phoenixville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,917,000 ($116.06)
    Total Federal Securities: $1,129,000 ($68.35)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,993,000 ($241.74)

6.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($74,917 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($649 average AGI)
Chester County:

0.09%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Montgomery County, PA  1.25% ($70,738 average AGI)
from Delaware County, PA  1.04% ($74,618)
from New Castle County, DE  0.42% ($112,586)


6.11% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($74,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,186 average AGI)
Chester County:

0.07%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.95% ($57,620 average AGI)
to Delaware County, PA  0.63% ($71,219)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.44% ($45,518)

Strongest AM radio stations in Phoenixville:

  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPHE (690 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PHOENIXVILLE, PA; Owner: SALVATION BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNAP (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORRISTOWN, PA; Owner: WNAP, INC)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCOJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; COATESVILLE, PA; Owner: WCOJ RADIO COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Phoenixville:

  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Phoenixville:

  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Phoenixville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 53 meters (174ft)
Total costs: $1,000
Total average daily traffic: 33,557
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,229
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 41,137



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED130$208,992144$205,139454$187,13749$65,1842$344,50040$149,050
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$211,60012$209,91744$194,6367$64,0000$02$174,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$203,8187$129,571156$195,32120$55,5500$07$115,714
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$232,33313$188,154107$193,3085$60,4000$02$109,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$161,5001$161,00026$193,6151$11,0000$01$150,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3006.00 , 3007.00, 3008.00, 3009.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED49$203,67322$210,273
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$243,5565$273,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$220,0008$219,375
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$158,0001$192,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$213,0001$271,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3006.00 , 3007.00, 3008.00, 3009.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 54
  • Hazardous Condition: 28
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Phoenixville


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Phoenixville, PA

Most common first names in Phoenixville, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John35973.1 years
Mary33981.0 years
Joseph24572.4 years
William21773.8 years
Anna16780.9 years
Helen16478.8 years
George14875.7 years
Robert13068.4 years
James12968.5 years
Margaret12778.4 years
Most common last names in Phoenixville, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6677.1 years
Miller4777.2 years
Davis2979.4 years
Wilson2678.4 years
Jones2678.1 years
Williams2477.1 years
Martin2078.7 years
Moore2066.5 years
Johnson2070.3 years
Kelly1973.4 years
Businesses in Phoenixville, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Payless1
Burger King1Penske1
CVS1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless1Rite Aid2
Curves1Safeway1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx4T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
KFC1UPS8
Kincaid1Vons1
Kmart1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Wendy's1
McDonald's1YMCA1
Nike2
Browse common businesses in Phoenixville, PA

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Total of 384 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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