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Races in West Chester, Pennsylvania (PA) Detailed Stats: Ancestries, Foreign born residents, place of birth

 

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2009 2000

Races in West Chester, PA (2009)

  • White alone - 13,698 (74.7%)
  • Black alone - 2,178 (11.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1,832 (10.0%)
  • Asian alone - 366 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 168 (0.9%)
  • Other race alone - 87 (0.5%)

Races in West Chester, PA (2000)

  • White alone - 12,788 (71.6%)
  • Black alone - 2,922 (16.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1,596 (8.9%)
  • Asian alone - 259 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 224 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 27 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 34 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 11 (0.06%)

2009 2000

Races in Pennsylvania (2009)

  • White alone - 10,177,758 (80.7%)
  • Black alone - 1,283,564 (10.2%)
  • Hispanic - 646,047 (5.1%)
  • Asian alone - 309,345 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 152,342 (1.2%)
  • Other race alone - 21,032 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 12,317 (0.10%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2,362 (0.02%)

Races in Pennsylvania (2000)

  • White alone - 10,322,455 (84.1%)
  • Black alone - 1,202,437 (9.8%)
  • Hispanic - 394,088 (3.2%)
  • Asian alone - 218,296 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 113,097 (0.9%)
  • Other race alone - 13,086 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 14,904 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2,691 (0.02%)


English speakers - Total:

90.4% of residents of West Chester speak English at home.
7.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 52% speak English less than very well).
2.6% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Born in the United States:

95.7% of residents of West Chester speak English at home.
4.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 17% speak English less than very well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).


English speakers - Native, born elsewhere:

41.4% of residents of West Chester speak English at home.
53.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% speak English very well, 60% speak English less than very well).
4.7% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Foreign born:

29.9% of residents of West Chester speak English at home.
48.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (12% speak English very well, 88% speak English less than very well).
21.2% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English less than very well).


White / Caucasian - Speak only English
Native:

95.4% (12,918)
Foreign born:

45.4% (218)
White / Caucasian - Speak another language
Native:

4.6% (618)
Foreign born:

54.6% (262)

Black or African American - Speak only English
Native:

97.5% (2,056)
Foreign born:

42.6% (29)
Black or African American - Speak another language
Native:

2.5% (52)
Foreign born:

57.4% (39)

Asian - Speak only English
Native:

80.1% (161)
Foreign born:

35.2% (58)
Asian - Speak another language
Native:

19.9% (40)
Foreign born:

64.8% (107)

Other race - Speak only English
Native:

47.4% (145)
Foreign born:

8.8% (38)
Other race - Speak another language
Native:

52.6% (161)
Foreign born:

91.2% (396)

White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak only English
Native:

98.1% (12,809)
Foreign born:

66.0% (188)
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak another language
Native:

1.9% (242)
Foreign born:

34.0% (97)

Hispanic or Latino - Speak only English
Native:

39.6% (364)
Foreign born:

5.1% (30)
Hispanic or Latino - Speak another language
Native:

60.4% (556)
Foreign born:

94.9% (561)

904 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 0.8% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

This city:  5.1%
Pennsylvania:  4.1%

Median age by place of birth - West Chester

Place of birth - West Chester
White (Caucasian)

Place of birth - West Chester
Black or African American

Place of birth - West Chester
Asian

Place of birth - West Chester
Other race

Place of birth - West Chester
Two or more races

Place of birth - West Chester
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino

Place of birth - West Chester
Hispanic or Latino

Year of entry for the foreign-born population - West Chester

Year of entry for the foreign-born male population - West Chester

Year of entry for the foreign-born female population - West Chester

Place of birth by age - West Chester

Marital status for White population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 65.2%
  • Now married: 29.3%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 1.1%
  • Divorced: 3.9%
Females:
  • Never married: 66.3%
  • Now married: 21.5%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

32.1% (27)
Unmarried:

67.9% (57)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

15.6% (881)
Unmarried:

84.4% (4,749)
Marital status for Black or African American population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 81.5%
  • Now married: 11.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 6.6%
Females:
  • Never married: 68.9%
  • Now married: 8.5%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

0.0% (0)
Unmarried:

100.0% (32)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

6.1% (42)
Unmarried:

93.9% (650)
Marital status for Asian population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 84.9%
  • Now married: 15.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 60.9%
  • Now married: 23.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

22.7% (27)
Unmarried:

77.3% (92)
Marital status for Other race population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 4.9%
Females:
  • Never married: 55.2%
  • Now married: 24.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (12)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

19.4% (48)
Unmarried:

80.6% (199)
Marital status for Two or more races population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 100.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 59.4%
  • Now married: 10.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 19.5%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

0.0% (0)
Unmarried:

100.0% (18)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

0.0% (0)
Unmarried:

100.0% (72)
Marital status for White alone, not Hispanic / Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 66.7%
  • Now married: 28.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 1.1%
  • Divorced: 3.6%
Females:
  • Never married: 67.3%
  • Now married: 21.0%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

43.5% (27)
Unmarried:

56.5% (35)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

15.4% (839)
Unmarried:

84.6% (4,621)
Marital status for Hispanic or Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 44.4%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 6.2%
Females:
  • Never married: 55.3%
  • Now married: 26.2%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

19.0% (12)
Unmarried:

81.0% (51)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

18.8% (72)
Unmarried:

81.2% (310)

Ancestries in West Chester
(Other ancestries excluded from the graph)

  • Other - 4,982 (27.9%)
  • Irish - 3,690 (20.7%)
  • German - 3,222 (18.0%)
  • Italian - 2,540 (14.2%)
  • English - 1,670 (9.3%)
  • Polish - 936 (5.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish - 489 (2.7%)
  • French - 411 (2.3%)
  • Scottish - 353 (2.0%)
  • Russian - 337 (1.9%)
  • Welsh - 330 (1.8%)
  • United States - 284 (1.6%)
  • Subsaharan African - 189 (1.1%)
  • Dutch - 186 (1.0%)
  • Ukrainian - 178 (1.0%)
  • Swedish - 177 (1.0%)
  • Greek - 120 (0.7%)
  • Slovak - 118 (0.7%)
  • Lithuanian - 103 (0.6%)
  • Czech - 85 (0.5%)
  • Hungarian - 81 (0.5%)
  • Swiss - 73 (0.4%)
  • Norwegian - 64 (0.4%)
  • West Indian - 59 (0.3%)
  • Danish - 47 (0.3%)
  • Arab - 43 (0.2%)
  • French Canadian - 29 (0.2%)
  • Portuguese - 16 (0.09%)

Geographical mobility - Same house 1 year ago (%)

  • White (Caucasian): 9,722 (67.5%)
  • Black or African American: 1,879 (84.9%)
  • Asian: 253 (69.1%)
  • Other race: 534 (67.2%)
  • Two or more races: 248 (89.2%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 9,180 (67.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1,171 (69.2%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same county (%)

  • White: 2,534 (17.6%)
  • Black or African American: 108 (4.9%)
  • Asian: 30 (8.2%)
  • Other race: 167 (21.0%)
  • Two or more races: 13 (4.7%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 2,332 (17.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 361 (21.3%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same state (%)

  • White (Caucasian): 1,321 (9.2%)
  • Black or African American: 189 (8.5%)
  • Asian: 83 (22.7%)
  • Other race: 34 (4.3%)
  • Two or more races: 17 (6.1%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 1,303 (9.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 88 (5.2%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from different state (%)

  • White (Caucasian): 776 (5.4%)
  • Black or African American: 37 (1.7%)
  • Other race: 9 (1.1%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 763 (5.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 22 (1.3%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from abroad (%)

  • White: 55 (0.4%)
  • Other race: 51 (6.4%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 55 (0.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 51 (3.0%)
Children Nativity - West Chester, PA
Under 6 years 6 to 17 years

Living with two parents:

Both parents native
( • Native: 283 • Foreign born: 0 )

Both parents foreign born
( • Native: 34 • Foreign born: 16 )

One native & one foreign-born parent
( • Native: 33 • Foreign born: 0 )

Living with one parent:

627 Native

Living with two parents:

Both parents native
( • Native: 678 • Foreign born: 30 )

Both parents foreign born
( • Native: 83 • Foreign born: 33 )

One native & one foreign-born parent
( • Native: 18 • Foreign born: 0 )

Living with one parent:

Native parent
( • Native: 503 • Foreign born: 14 )

Foreign-born parent
( • Native: 14 • Foreign born: 0 )


Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Regions

  • Asia: 185
  • Europe: 162
  • Eastern Asia: 123
  • Western Europe: 61
  • Northern Europe: 43
  • Eastern Europe: 31
  • Southern Europe: 27
  • South Central Asia: 11

Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Countries

  • Germany: 61
  • China: 55
  • Korea: 45
  • Japan: 23
  • Italy: 19
  • Ukraine: 18
  • Russia: 13
  • India: 11
  • Ireland: 10
  • Greece: 8
  • Sweden: 7

Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

0.0% (0)
60 years and over:

100.0% (10)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

84.0% (63)
60 years and over:

16.0% (12)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White alone, not Hispanic / Latino:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

0.0% (0)
60 years and over:

100.0% (10)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

58.6% (17)
60 years and over:

41.4% (12)

Zip codes: 19380, 19382, 19383.


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