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Willow Grove, PA (Pennsylvania) Houses and Residents

Willow Grove,PA index of house prices

Total population: 15,726 (All urban)

Houses: 6,514 (6,334 occupied: 4,222 owner occupied, 2,213 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

34%
State:

31%

Housing density: 1,800 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $275,338.

Median contract rent in 2013: $709 (lower quartile is $607, upper quartile is $850)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $2,050


Median gross rent in Willow Grove, PA in 2013: $791

Housing units in Willow Grove with a mortgage: 2,750 (320 second mortgage, 495 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,189

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $89,968

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $52,380

Median monthly housing costs: $1,304


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Willow Grove, Pennsylvania Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $249,729 (it was $136,500 in 2000)
Willow Grove:

$249,729
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $199,624 - $294,835
Median year house/condo built: 1957

Median year apartment built: 1965

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,278
  • In family households: 12,763 (3,209 male householders, 941 female householders)
    3,450 spouses, 4,540 children (4,267 natural, 132 adopted, 141 stepchildren), 146 grandchildren, 98 brothers or sisters, 122 parents, 125 other relatives, 132 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,515 (882 male householders (740 living alone)), 1,288 female householders (1,123 living alone)), 345 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 654 (298 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,799 2-persons, 971 3-persons, 858 4-persons, 370 5-persons, 87 6-persons, 65 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,863 1-person, 267 2-persons, 33 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 1 5-persons.

2,983 married couples with children.
522 single-parent households (103 men, 419 women).

92.8% of residents of Willow Grove speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
3.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 37% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (62% speak English very well, 38% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 849 (5.3%)
(54.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania:

  • 13no bedroom
  • 211 bedroom
  • 4742 bedrooms
  • 2,5803 bedrooms
  • 9364 bedrooms
  • 1565+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania:

  • 55no bedroom
  • 6891 bedroom
  • 1,0772 bedrooms
  • 2613 bedrooms
  • 674 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Willow Grove in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 147no vehicle
  • 1,2511 vehicle
  • 1,9972 vehicles
  • 5853 vehicles
  • 1314 vehicles
  • 695+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Willow Grove in renter-occupied apartments

  • 235no vehicle
  • 1,1511 vehicle
  • 6762 vehicles
  • 763 vehicles
  • 164 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania:

  • 61 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 203 rooms
  • 1564 rooms
  • 4035 rooms
  • 1,1906 rooms
  • 1,1077 rooms
  • 8448 rooms
  • 4399+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania:

  • 551 room
  • 1962 rooms
  • 3843 rooms
  • 7724 rooms
  • 4805 rooms
  • 1656 rooms
  • 657 rooms
  • 188 rooms
  • 199+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Willow Grove, PA household income distribution

  • Willow Grove, PA household income distribution
  • 248Less than $10,000
  • 250$10,000 to $14,999
  • 321$15,000 to $19,999
  • 359$20,000 to $24,999
  • 298$25,000 to $29,999
  • 417$30,000 to $34,999
  • 400$35,000 to $39,999
  • 390$40,000 to $44,999
  • 443$45,000 to $49,999
  • 615$50,000 to $59,999
  • 784$60,000 to $74,999
  • 938$75,000 to $99,999
  • 483$100,000 to $124,999
  • 169$125,000 to $149,999
  • 138$150,000 to $199,999
  • 67$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Willow Grove, PA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Willow Grove, PA
  • 65Less than $10,000
  • 15$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1$25,000 to $29,999
  • 8$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$40,000 to $49,999
  • 11$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6$70,000 to $79,999
  • 15$80,000 to $89,999
  • 13$90,000 to $99,999
  • 63$100,000 to $124,999
  • 100$125,000 to $149,999
  • 290$150,000 to $174,999
  • 406$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,045$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,167$250,000 to $299,999
  • 820$300,000 to $399,999
  • 97$400,000 to $499,999
  • 7$500,000 to $749,999
  • 10$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Willow Grove, PA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Willow Grove, PA
  • 20$250 to $299
  • 58$400 to $449
  • 11$500 to $549
  • 103$550 to $599
  • 63$650 to $699
  • 218$700 to $749
  • 117$750 to $799
  • 208$800 to $899
  • 388$900 to $999
  • 418$1,000 to $1,249
  • 244$1,250 to $1,499
  • 256$1,500 to $1,999
  • 44$2,000 or more
  • 58No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 801995 to March 2000
  • 1501990 to 1994
  • 741985 to 1989
  • 461980 to 1984
  • 1351975 to 1979
  • 631970 to 1974
  • 431965 to 1969
  • 258Before 1965
Willow Grove commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 305
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,024
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,441
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,309
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 955
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 419
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 920
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 271
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 383
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 753
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 376
  • 90 or more minutes: 139
Willow Grove, PA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 65.5%
Number of people working at home: 186 (2.2% of all workers)

Willow Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 6,907 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 728 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 118 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 24 (0%)
  • Railroad: 222 (3%)
  • Taxi: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 241 (3%)
  • Other means: 41 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 186 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 3,080
 Irish: 2,899
 Italian: 1,819
 Other groups: 1,502
 English: 1,015
 Polish: 562
 United States or American: 456
 Russian: 363
 Scottish: 198
 Scotch-Irish: 191
 French (except Basque): 178
 Hungarian: 174
 Lithuanian: 120
 European: 118
 Welsh: 97
 Ukrainian: 90
 Dutch: 82
 Greek: 81
 British: 68
 Subsaharan African:: 59
 Portuguese: 59
 Arab:: 53
 Swedish: 51
 Norwegian: 46
 Eastern European: 43
 French Canadian: 41
 Pennsylvania German: 38
 African: 38
 Latvian: 33
 Danish: 27
 Austrian: 26
 Slovak: 23
 Romanian: 20
 Swiss: 20
 Northern European: 18
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 18
 Jamaican: 18
 Egyptian: 16
 South African: 14
 Arab/Arabic: 13
 Other Arab: 10
 Slavic: 9
 Lebanese: 8
 Armenian: 7
 Nigerian: 7
 Czechoslovakian: 6
 Palestinian: 6
 Canadian: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 18%Korea
  • 12%Italy
  • 10%Germany
  • 8%United Kingdom
  • 7%India
  • 5%Philippines
  • 5%Poland

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 12,700
  • Northeast: 1,131
  • Midwest: 421
  • South: 555
  • West: 203

64% of Willow Grove residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Pennsylvania.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 17
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 11
  • 7th and 8th grade: 83
  • 9th grade: 52
  • 10th grade: 76
  • 11th grade: 70
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 146
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,590
  • Less than 1 year of college: 345
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 906
  • Associate degree: 298
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,041
  • Master's degree: 293
  • Professional school degree: 105
  • Doctorate degree: 61

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 41
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 6
  • 7th and 8th grade: 168
  • 9th grade: 90
  • 10th grade: 90
  • 11th grade: 129
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 180
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,179
  • Less than 1 year of college: 426
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 761
  • Associate degree: 503
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,064
  • Master's degree: 462
  • Professional school degree: 93
  • Doctorate degree: 39

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.7%Males
  • 5.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 2.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 7.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 21.9%Males
Willow Grove marital status for males
Willow Grove marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,986
  • One, attached: 489
  • Two: 341
  • 3 or 4: 361
  • 5 to 9: 231
  • 10 to 19: 369
  • 20 to 49: 212
  • 50 or more: 519
  • Mobile homes: 6
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 18 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Willow Grove:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 66.4%Utility gas
  • 24.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.6%Electricity

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 61.9%Utility gas
  • 26.7%Electricity
  • 8.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 272
Here:

17.7%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 143
Here:

17.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 219
Here:

35.8%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)