Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA

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2022 Population
104,000
15.3% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
44.5
0.907% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
4.12%
3.01% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$112,341
4.65% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$366,600
11.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
50,880
13% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA had a population of 104k people with a median age of 44.5 and a median household income of $112,341. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA declined from 122,800 to 104,000, a −15.3% decrease and its median household income grew from $107,345 to $112,341, a 4.65% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.74%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.55%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.27%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.12%).

10.4% of the households in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.6% of the residents in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA are Neumann University (510 degrees awarded in 2022), Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Brandywine (214731) (164 degrees), and Cheyney University of Pennsylvania (79 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA was $366,600, and the homeownership rate was 79.4%.

Most people in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28 minutes. The average car ownership in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA is home to a population of 104k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.59% of Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (7.89k people).

In 2022, there were 12.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (86.7k people) in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.01k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 4.73k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA are Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,955 households), Spanish (1,769 households), and Greek (761 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
54,677
Women
50.8%
52,984
Men
49.2%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 107,661 inhabitants, with 49.2% men, and 50.8% women.

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Citizenship

97.6%
2022 Citizenship
97%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.6% of Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    86.7k ± 1.12k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    7.01k ± 977
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.73k ± 577
2.77%
Hispanic Population
2.88k people

In 2022, there were 12.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (86.7k people) in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.01k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 4.73k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.77% of the people in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA are hispanic (2.88k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    2,203 ± 1,140 people
  2. China
    1,590 ± 972 people
  3. Canada
    497 ± 546 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA was India, the natal country of 2,203 Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA residents, followed by China with 1,590 and Canada with 497.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.59%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
7.89k people
7.86%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
9.65k people

As of 2022, 7.59% of Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA residents (7.89k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA was 7.86%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,955 households (1.97%)
  2. Spanish
    1,769 households (1.78%)
  3. Greek
    761 households (0.766%)

10.4% of the households in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA was Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese). 1.97% of the households in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA reported speaking Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,668 ± 330
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    716 ± 244
  3. Korea
    593 ± 198

Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA employs 50.9k people. The largest industries in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA are Elementary & secondary schools (3,702 people), Construction (2,956 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,285 people), and the highest paying industries are Architectural, engineering & related services ($211,759), Legal services ($175,451), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($174,266).

Males in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $83,379. The income inequality in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.481, which is higher than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
27,625
Women
48.7%
29,108
Men
51.3%

The workforce of Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA in 2020 was 56,733 people, with 48.7% woman, and 51.3% men.

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Occupations

50.9k
2022 Value
−13%
1 Year decline
± −13%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA declined at a rate of −13%, from 58.5k employees to 50.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA, are Other managers (1,768 people), Registered nurses (1,294 people), and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (1,281 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

50.9k
2022 Value
−13%
1 Year decline
± −13%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA declined at a rate of −13%, from 58.5k employees to 50.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,702 people), Construction (2,956 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,285 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$79,731
Median earning men ± $5,037
$51,202
Median earning women ± $3,030

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($131,471), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($113,473), and Manufacturing ($94,364).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($105,556), Manufacturing ($91,538), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,750).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.43%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 472k people employed in Delaware. This represents a 2.43% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.1%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.15%).

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
John Fetterman
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA awarded 818 degrees. The student population of Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,990 male students and 2,336 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA are White (508 and 62.5%), followed by Black or African American (184 and 22.6%), Hispanic or Latino (51 and 6.27%), and Asian (26 and 3.2%).

The largest universities in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA by number of degrees awarded are Neumann University (510 and 62.3%), Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Brandywine (214731) (164 and 20%), and Cheyney University of Pennsylvania (79 and 9.66%).

The most popular majors in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (62 and 7.58%), Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (60 and 7.33%), and General Psychology (53 and 6.48%).

The median tuition costs in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA are $33,900 for private four year colleges, and $11,170 and $19,875 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 86.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 16.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 4,326 (46% men and 54% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 4,326 students enrolled in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA, 46% men and 54% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,037 records, of which 48% were women and 52% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 61 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 510 degrees awarded
  2. 164 degrees awarded
  3. 79 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Neumann University with 510 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 381 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA, which is 0.872 times less than the 437 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 508 degrees mean that there were 2.76 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 184 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($33,900) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,852) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($2,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.428% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.629% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (21.8k), Bachelors Degree (20.5k), and Graduate Degree (17k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA was $366,600 in 2022, which is 1.3 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $328,800 to $366,600, a 11.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA is 79.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 28 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA is $112,341. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA was Chester County (West)--Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA with a value of $137,038, followed by Bucks County (Northern Central) PUMA, PA and Montgomery County (Southern Lower)--King of Prussia PUMA, PA, with respective values of $136,870 and $130,374.

Property

$366,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,956
$30,840
Median Property Taxes
±$1,104

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Rent vs Own

79.4%
Homeownership
2022
60.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.4% of the housing units in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA was Chester County (West)--Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA with a value of $137,038, followed by Bucks County (Northern Central) PUMA, PA and Montgomery County (Southern Lower)--King of Prussia PUMA, PA, with respective values of $136,870 and $130,374.

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Household Income

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$112,341
Median Household Income
± $3,789
38.8k
Number of Households
± 1,454

In 2022, the median household income of the 38.8k households in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA grew to $112,341 from the previous year's value of $107,345.

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Wage Distribution

0.481
2022 Wage GINI in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA
0.482
2021 Wage GINI in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA

In 2022, the income inequality in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA was 0.481 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.172% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.1%)
  3. Carpooled (6.24%)

In 2022, 74.4% of workers in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.1%) and those who carpooled to work (6.24%).

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Commute Time

28 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA have a longer commute time (28 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.6% of the workforce in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

4.12% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA (4.1k out of 99.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA is White, followed by Black and Asian.

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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Health

96.7% of the population of Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA has health coverage, with 60.9% on employee plans, 6.76% on Medicaid, 16.1% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 0.357% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1222 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1235 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1406 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 421 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,222 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,222 patients per year. This represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1,235 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.8% under 18 years, 16.9% between 18 and 34 years, 40.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.34%
Uninsured
60.9%
Employer Coverage
6.76%
Medicaid
16.1%
Medicare
12.5%
Non-Group
0.357%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Delaware County (West) PUMA, PA grew by 8.56% from 3.07% to 3.34%.

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