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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: 6,353 (6,054 occupied: 4,076 owner occupied, 1,990 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

33%
State:

31%

Housing density: 1,755 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $174,361.

Median contract rent in 2016: $709 (lower quartile is $607, upper quartile is $850)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,625


Median gross rent in Willow Grove, PA in 2016: $791

Housing units in Willow Grove with a mortgage: 2,983 (36 second mortgage, 606 home equity loan, 22 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,086

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $95,877

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $65,644

Median monthly housing costs: $1,426


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Willow Grove, Pennsylvania Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $257,471 (it was $136,500 in 2000)
Willow Grove:

$257,471
Pennsylvania:

$174,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $214,022 - $308,030
Median year house/condo built: 1956

Median year apartment built: 1967

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,527
  • In family households: 12,831 (1,907 male householders, 2,144 female householders)
    3,254 spouses, 4,581 children (4,433 natural, 45 adopted, 110 stepchildren), 439 grandchildren, 53 brothers or sisters, 121 parents, 95 other relatives, 310 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,407 (954 male householders (789 living alone)), 1,074 female householders (964 living alone)), 381 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 283

Size of family households: 1,717 2-persons, 845 3-persons, 997 4-persons, 321 5-persons, 87 6-persons, 56 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,748 1-person, 205 2-persons, 45 3-persons, 12 4-persons, 18 5-persons.

2,394 married couples with children.
543 single-parent households (116 men, 427 women).

86.6% of residents of Willow Grove speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
5.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
3.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (41% speak English very well, 59% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,597 (10.3%)
(52.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.0
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 321 bedroom
  • 5312 bedrooms
  • 2,4423 bedrooms
  • 8754 bedrooms
  • 1705+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Willow Grove population

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

  • 73no bedroom
  • 6781 bedroom
  • 8632 bedrooms
  • 3043 bedrooms
  • 654 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Willow Grove population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 72no vehicle
  • 8411 vehicle
  • 2,1922 vehicles
  • 6553 vehicles
  • 2174 vehicles
  • 985+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Willow Grove population

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

  • 221no vehicle
  • 1,1521 vehicle
  • 5162 vehicles
  • 593 vehicles
  • 274 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Willow Grove population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 393 rooms
  • 2114 rooms
  • 4805 rooms
  • 9106 rooms
  • 1,0467 rooms
  • 6198 rooms
  • 7519+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Willow Grove population

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

  • 741 room
  • 552 rooms
  • 4213 rooms
  • 6404 rooms
  • 3375 rooms
  • 2296 rooms
  • 1547 rooms
  • 638 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Willow Grove population

Year house built

Median 2016 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
  • 163Less than $10,000
  • 176$10,000 to $14,999
  • 347$15,000 to $19,999
  • 277$20,000 to $24,999
  • 237$25,000 to $29,999
  • 291$30,000 to $34,999
  • 290$35,000 to $39,999
  • 205$40,000 to $44,999
  • 156$45,000 to $49,999
  • 471$50,000 to $59,999
  • 742$60,000 to $74,999
  • 887$75,000 to $99,999
  • 689$100,000 to $124,999
  • 354$125,000 to $149,999
  • 440$150,000 to $199,999
  • 267$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Willow Grove, PA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Willow Grove, PA
  • 22Less than $10,000
  • 20$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9$25,000 to $29,999
  • 12$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$60,000 to $69,999
  • 14$70,000 to $79,999
  • 31$80,000 to $89,999
  • 7$90,000 to $99,999
  • 50$100,000 to $124,999
  • 84$125,000 to $149,999
  • 187$150,000 to $174,999
  • 294$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,141$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,134$250,000 to $299,999
  • 622$300,000 to $399,999
  • 150$400,000 to $499,999
  • 70$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Willow Grove, PA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Willow Grove, PA
  • 4Less than $100
  • 8$400 to $449
  • 7$500 to $549
  • 44$600 to $649
  • 42$650 to $699
  • 57$700 to $749
  • 53$750 to $799
  • 192$800 to $899
  • 402$900 to $999
  • 538$1,000 to $1,249
  • 275$1,250 to $1,499
  • 307$1,500 to $1,999
  • 33$2,000 to $2,499
  • 21$3,000 to $3,499
  • 36No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 962010 or later
  • 5792000 to 2009
  • 4211990 to 1999
  • 1201980 to 1989
  • 1981970 to 1979
  • 301Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Willow Grove population
Willow Grove commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 152
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 760
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,092
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 967
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 959
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 422
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 858
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 299
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 373
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 703
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 536
  • 90 or more minutes: 164
Willow Grove, PA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 60.3%
Number of people working at home: 379 (4.9% of all workers)

Willow Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 9,954 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 913 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,231 (10%)
  • Subway or elevated: 3 (0%)
  • Railroad: 138 (1%)
  • Taxi: 70 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 30 (0%)
  • Walked: 221 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 379 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 1,146
 German: 718
 American: 579
 Italian: 504
 Polish: 333
 Ukrainian: 318
 English: 258
 Russian: 111
 European: 73
 French (except Basque): 57
 African: 43
 Haitian: 43
 Lebanese: 33
 Greek: 31
 Egyptian: 25
 Hungarian: 25
 Lithuanian: 22
 Canadian: 21
 Scottish: 21
 Jamaican: 20
 Romanian: 20
 Pennsylvania German: 19
 Swedish: 18
 Scotch-Irish: 17
 Portuguese: 15
 Northern European: 14
 Dutch: 14
 Brazilian: 13
 Syrian: 11
 British: 11
 French Canadian: 10
 Nigerian: 10
 Norwegian: 9
 Austrian: 8
 Eastern European: 8
 Celtic: 7
 Slovak: 6
 Carpatho Rusyn: 5
 Danish: 4

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

  • 12%Ukraine
  • 10%Korea
  • 8%India
  • 6%Vietnam
  • 5%Poland
  • 5%Uruguay
  • 4%Trinidad and Tobago

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

  • This state: 11,191
  • Other state: 2,634
  • Northeast: 1,146
  • Midwest: 379
  • South: 849
  • West: 256

90% of Willow Grove residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Pennsylvania.

Willow Grove:

89.9%
State average:

87.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 36
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 44
  • 5th and 6th grade: 7
  • 7th and 8th grade: 30
  • 9th grade: 62
  • 10th grade: 37
  • 11th grade: 49
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 146
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,443
  • Less than 1 year of college: 350
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 702
  • Associate degree: 251
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,262
  • Master's degree: 594
  • Professional school degree: 88
  • Doctorate degree: 13

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 36
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 9
  • 5th and 6th grade: 18
  • 7th and 8th grade: 14
  • 9th grade: 59
  • 10th grade: 6
  • 11th grade: 80
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 51
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,697
  • Less than 1 year of college: 395
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 668
  • Associate degree: 530
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,307
  • Master's degree: 704
  • Professional school degree: 66
  • Doctorate degree: 44

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.1%Males
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.3%Males
  • 11.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 12.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 34.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 12.0%Males
  • 15.2%Females
Willow Grove marital status for males
Willow Grove marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,172
  • One, attached: 428
  • Two: 298
  • 3 or 4: 246
  • 5 to 9: 142
  • 10 to 19: 489
  • 20 to 49: 146
  • 50 or more: 404
  • Mobile homes: 21
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Willow Grove:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Willow Grove
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (66.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17.5%)
  • Electricity (13.2%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)
  • Utility gas (63.2%)
  • Electricity (29.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 241
Here:

15.1%
Pennsylvania:

15.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 201
Here:

24.3%
Pennsylvania:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 295
Here:

40.3%
Pennsylvania:

37.6%

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)