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Population (year 2000): 14,788. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,420 (+4.3% change)
Males: 7,139 (48.3%), Females: 7,649 (51.7%)

Chester County

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Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $42,500 (year 2000)
Median house value: $104,500 (year 2000)

Phoenixville, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Phoenixville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.5%)
  • Black (7.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Vietnamese (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (23.1%), Irish (22.1%), Italian (13.8%), English (10.4%), Polish (8.7%), Slovak (3.8%).

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Elevation: 140 feet

Land area: 3.6 square miles

Phoenixville,

For population 25 years and over in Phoenixville

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Phoenixville borough

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

6.9% Foreign born (2.6% Asia, 2.2% Europe, 1.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -425 (-2.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: DE Wilmington, (26.5 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (27.3 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: City, PA Spring (3.9 miles PA (4.0 miles Royersford, PA (5.5 miles Trappe, PA (5.6 miles Collegeville, PA (5.9 miles Chesterbrook, PA (6.4 miles Audubon, PA (6.5 miles Paoli, PA (6.7 miles Malvern,

Latitude: 40.13 N, Longitude: 75.52 W

Area codes: 610, 484


Phoenixville, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.3%), Manufacturing (14.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (13.3%), Retail trade (12.5%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,805 (-19.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,156 (14.8%)


 

Crime in Phoenixville by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 6.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 1 8 2 7 6
    per 100,000 13.5 6.8 54.1 13.5 47.3 40.6
Robberies 6 3 9 9 4 3
    per 100,000 40.6 20.3 60.9 60.9 27.0 20.3
Assaults 30 40 29 31 36 24
    per 100,000 202.9 270.5 196.1 209.6 243.4 162.3
Burglaries 38 56 35 39 14 24
    per 100,000 257.0 378.7 236.7 263.7 94.7 162.3
Thefts 306 327 402 426 320 365
    per 100,000 2069.2 2211.3 2718.4 2880.7 2163.9 2468.2
Auto thefts 13 14 3 13 9 6
    per 100,000 87.9 94.7 20.3 87.9 60.9 40.6
165.9 192.2 206.0 206.3 173.8 168.1


Average climate in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Phoenixville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the Phoenixville city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category 3 tornado 6.9 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Sean McKeon - College basketball player (Duquesne Dukes).


Hospital/medical center in Phoenixville:
  • PHOENIXVILLE HOSP UNIV OF PA HLTH SYS (144 NUTT ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Phoenixville:
  • BRYN MAWR REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; MALVERN, PA)
  • MAIN LINE HOSPITAL, INC PAOLI (about 7 miles; PAOLI, PA)
  • EAGLEVILLE HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; EAGLEVILLE, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Phoenixville:
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 27 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PHL)
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 33 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; ID: ILG)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 34 miles; READING, PA; ID: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Phoenixville:
  • POTTSTOWN LIMERICK (about 8 miles; POTTSTOWN, PA; ID: PTW)
  • VALLEY FORGE BICENTENNIAL (about 9 miles; NORRISTOWN, PA; ID: 0P0)
  • PERKIOMEN VALLEY (about 9 miles; COLLEGEVILLE, PA; ID: N10)

Amtrak stations near Phoenixville:
  • 7 miles: PAOLI (LANCASTER PIKE & S. VALLEY RD.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: EXTON (CREST AVE. OFF RTE. 100). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: DOWNINGTOWN (VIADUCT AVE.). Services: public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 4 $9,134 $27,402 3 $1,288
Water Supply 16 $54,064 $40,548 0 $0
Financial Administration 6 $16,294 $32,588 0 $0
Streets and Highways 6 $19,402 $38,804 2 $2,772
Police - Other 2 $4,480 $26,880 18 $8,202
Police Protection - Officers 24 $75,124 $37,562 0 $0
Sewerage 9 $28,080 $37,440 0 $0
Other Government Administration 13 $20,038 $18,496 3 $3,472
Totals for Government 80 $226,616 $33,992 26 $15,734


College/University in Phoenixville:
  • VALLEY FORGE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 591; Location: 1401 CHARLESTOWN ROAD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.vfcc.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Phoenixville:
  • IMMACULATA COLLEGE (about 8 miles; IMMACULATA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,042)
  • EASTERN COLLEGE (about 10 miles; ST DAVIDS, PA; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; VILLANOVA, PA; FT enrollment: 8,547)
  • WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 14 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA; FT enrollment: 10,419)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; BLUE BELL, PA; FT enrollment: 5,097)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; MEDIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,248)
  • WIDENER UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 22 miles; CHESTER, PA; FT enrollment: 3,646)
Public high schools in Phoenixville:
  • PHOENIXVILLE AREA HS (Students: 898; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CENTER FOR ARTS & TECHNOLOGY-P (Students: 340; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Phoenixville:
  • RENAISSANCE ACADEMY-EDISON CS (Students: 817; Grades: KG - 11)
  • PHOENIXVILLE AREA MS (Students: 809; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SCHUYLKILL EL SCH (Students: 551; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • BARKLEY EL SCH (Students: 383; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • EAST PIKELAND EL SCH (Students: 317; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • PHOENIXVILLE AREA KDG CTR (Students: 211; Grades: KG - KG)
Private primary/middle schools in Phoenixville:
  • HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL (Students: 386; Location: 221 THIRD AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHARLESTOWN PLAYHOUSE (Students: 79; Location: CHARLESTOWN RD RD 2; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KINDER-CARE LEARNING CTR 1405 (Students: 8; Location: 1025 SCHUYLKILL ROAD; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Phoenixville:
  • PHOENIXVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $458,156; Location: 183 SECOND AVE; 48,940 books; 1,873 audio materials; 1,179 video materials; 125 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Phoenixville: Wilmer Station (A), Phoenixville Station (B).

Church in Phoenixville: Holy Ghost Church (A).

Cemeteries: Morris Cemetery (1), Holy Trinity Cemetery (2), Black Rock Cemetery (3), Sacred Heart Cemetery (4), Saints Peter And Paul Cemetery (5).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: French Creek (A), Stony Run (B).

Park in Phoenixville: Reeves Park (1).


Phoenixville compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Phoenixville:
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPHE (690 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PHOENIXVILLE, PA; Owner: SALVATION BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNAP (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORRISTOWN, PA; Owner: WNAP, INC)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Phoenixville:
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Phoenixville:
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)

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