Phoenixville, PA

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Population

16,743

0.631% growth

Median Age

34.7


Median Household Income

$60,006

3.87% growth

Poverty Rate

9.06%


Number of Employees

9,699

0.445% growth

Median Property Value

$222,400

4.02% growth

About

In 2017, Phoenixville, PA had a population of 16.7k people with a median age of 34.7 and a median household income of $60,006. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Phoenixville, PA grew from 16,638 to 16,743, a 0.631% increase and its median household income grew from $57,769 to $60,006, a 3.87% increase.

The population of Phoenixville, PA is 79.4% White Alone, 9.54% Hispanic or Latino, and 7.64% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Phoenixville, PA speak a non-English language, and 93.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Phoenixville, PA is $222,400, and the homeownership rate is 53.2%. Most people in Phoenixville, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Phoenixville, PA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Phoenixville, PA employs 9.7k people. The largest industries in Phoenixville, PA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,192 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,082 people), and Manufacturing (1,026 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($63,103), Finance & Insurance ($56,604), and Manufacturing ($54,550).

Median household income in Phoenixville, PA is $60,006. Males in Phoenixville, PA have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,502. The income inequality in Phoenixville, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.469, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$60,006

2017 value

± $3,680

3.87%

1 Year Growth

± 8.27%

Households in Phoenixville, PA have a median annual income of $60,006, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $57,769 in 2016, which represents a 3.87% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$67,039

Average Male Salary

± $1,040

$49,502

Average Female Salary

± $757

In 2017, full-time male employees in Pennsylvania made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $61,450 ± $4,076

  2. White

    $51,412 ± $642

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $38,644 ± $21,965

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Pennsylvania workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.2 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Phoenixville, PA is from Pennsylvania.

0.469

2017 Wage GINI

0.469

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.469 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.19% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Pennsylvania across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 3006

  2. Census Tract 3009

  3. Census Tract 3007

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Phoenixville, PA was Census Tract 3006 with a value of $89,360, followed by Census Tract 3009 and Census Tract 3007, with respective values of $66,875 and $55,399.

The following map shows all of the places in Phoenixville, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.06% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Phoenixville, PA (1.51k out of 16.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 45 - 54.

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

    1,074 ± 260

  2. Hispanic

    298 ± 178

  3. Black

    193 ± 131

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Phoenixville, 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

9.7k

2017 Value

± 728

0.445%

1 Year growth

± 10.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Phoenixville, PA grew at a rate of 0.445%, from 9.66k employees to 9.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Phoenixville, PA, are Management Occupations (1,439 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,125 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (928 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Phoenixville, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Phoenixville, PA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,439 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,125 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (928 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Phoenixville, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.84 times higher than expected), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.79 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.58 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Phoenixville, PA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($74,737), Legal Occupations ($72,978), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($65,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

9.7k

2017 Value

± 728

0.445%

1 Year growth

± 10.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Phoenixville, PA grew at a rate of 0.445%, from 9.66k employees to 9.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Phoenixville, PA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,192 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,082 people), and Manufacturing (1,026 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Phoenixville, PA, though some of these residents may live in Phoenixville, 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 Phoenixville, PA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,192 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,082 people), and Manufacturing (1,026 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Phoenixville, PA has an unusually high number of Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (2.05 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.59 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.52 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Phoenixville, PA, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($63,103), Finance & Insurance ($56,604), and Manufacturing ($54,550).

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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

$954B

Projected 2045 Value

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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Health

89.9% of the population of Phoenixville, PA has health coverage, with 55.1% on employee plans, 12.3% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 1.47% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Phoenixville, PA 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

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).

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,258

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

10.1%

Uninsured

55.1%

Employer Coverage

12.3%

Medicaid

10.9%

Medicare

10.2%

Non-Group

1.47%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Phoenixville, PA declined by 3.76% from 10.5% to 10.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Phoenixville, 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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Diversity

Phoenixville, PA is home to a population of 16.7k people, from which 93.6% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Phoenixville, PA residents were born outside of the country (1.69k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Phoenixville, PA is composed of 13.3k White Alone residents (79.4%), 1.6k Hispanic or Latino residents (9.54%), 1.28k Black or African American Alone residents (7.64%), 312 Asian Alone residents (1.86%), 213 Two or More Races residents (1.27%), 26 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.155%), 17 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.102%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Phoenixville, PA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

31

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Phoenixville, PA was 34.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 31. But people in Phoenixville, PA are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Phoenixville, PA residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    1.69k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Phoenixville, PA residents (1.69k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Phoenixville, PA was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. India

    81,562 ± 6,989 people

  2. China

    63,036 ± 6,149 people

  3. Mexico

    54,918 ± 5,741 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 81,562 Pennsylvania residents, followed by China with 63,036 and Mexico with 54,918.

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Citizenship

93.6%

2017 Citizenship

93.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93.6% of Phoenixville, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Phoenixville, PA was 93.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    13.3k ± 641

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.6k ± 661

  3. Black or African American Alone

    1.28k ± 342

In 2017, there were 8.32 times more White Alone residents (13.3k people) in Phoenixville, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.6k Hispanic or Latino and 1.28k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Phoenixville, PA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Phoenixville, PA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Phoenixville, PA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Phoenixville, PA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    328 ± 134

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    236 ± 126

  3. Korea

    68 ± 65

Phoenixville, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.39 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Phoenixville, PA was $222,400 in 2017, which is 1.02 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $213,800 to $222,400, a 4.02% increase. The homeownership rate in Phoenixville, PA is 53.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Phoenixville, PA have an average commute time of 25.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Phoenixville, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$60,006

Median Household Income

± $3,680

7.27k

Number of Households

± 600

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.27k households in Phoenixville, PA grew to $60,006 from the previous year's value of $57,769.

The following chart displays the households in Phoenixville, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$222,400

2017 Median

± $9,292

$213,800

2016 Median

± $8,934

In 2017, the median property value in Phoenixville, PA grew to to $222,400 from the previous year's value of $213,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Phoenixville, 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 Phoenixville, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

53.2%

2017 Homeownership

53%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 53.2% of the housing units in Phoenixville, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Phoenixville, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Phoenixville, PA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

25.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Phoenixville, PA have a longer commute time (25.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.39% of the workforce in Phoenixville, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    76.3%

  2. Carpooled

    9.86%

  3. Worked At Home

    7.15%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Phoenixville, PA was Drove Alone (76.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.86%) and those who Worked At Home (7.15%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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