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Population (year 2000): 8,472
Males: 4,250 (50.2%), Females: 4,222 (49.8%)

Chester County

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Median resident age: 36.8 years
Median household income: $59,505 (year 2000)
Median house value: $173,100 (year 2000)

West Goshen, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in West Goshen:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.4%)
  • Black (5.0%)
  • Asian Indian (2.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Chinese (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (31.6%), German (21.4%), Italian (15.8%), English (9.8%), Polish (6.0%), United States (3.3%).

New! Goshen, Pennsylvania forum

Elevation: 480 feet

Land area: 3.2 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in West Goshen

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Goshen CDP

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

7.9% Foreign born (5.1% Asia, 1.9% Europe).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: DE Wilmington, (15.2 miles pop. 72,664).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (29.6 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Chester, PA West (2.2 miles PA (5.8 miles Exton, PA (6.2 miles Malvern, PA (7.6 miles Lionville-Marchwood, PA (7.7 miles Paoli, Heights, PA (8.9 miles Chester PA Downingtown, (9.4 miles PA (9.8 miles Lima,

Latitude: 39.97 N, Longitude: 75.57 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.1%), Manufacturing (13.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (13.1%), Retail trade (10.9%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,877 (+22.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 580 (12.2%)

Average climate in West Goshen, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West Goshen-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the West Goshen city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category 3 tornado 16.7 miles away from the city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near West Goshen:
  • CHESTER COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA)
  • BRYN MAWR REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; MALVERN, PA)
  • MAIN LINE HOSPITAL, INC PAOLI (about 9 miles; PAOLI, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Goshen:
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 21 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; ID: ILG)
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 25 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PHL)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 38 miles; READING, PA; ID: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Goshen:
  • BRANDYWINE (about 2 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA; ID: N99)
  • KEYSTONE (about 4 miles; EXTON, PA; ID: N02)
  • VALLEY FORGE BICENTENNIAL (about 16 miles; NORRISTOWN, PA; ID: 0P0)

Amtrak stations near West Goshen:
  • 5 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.
  • 9 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.
  • 10 miles: DOWNINGTOWN (VIADUCT AVE.). Services: public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Goshen:
  • WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 3 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA; Full-time enrollment: 10,419)
  • IMMACULATA COLLEGE (about 5 miles; IMMACULATA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,042)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; MEDIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,248)
  • EASTERN COLLEGE (about 14 miles; ST DAVIDS, PA; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • WIDENER UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 17 miles; CHESTER, PA; FT enrollment: 3,646)
  • VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; VILLANOVA, PA; FT enrollment: 8,547)
  • WILMINGTON COLLEGE (about 21 miles; NEW CASTLE, DE; FT enrollment: 3,087)

Church in West Goshen: Goshen Church (A).

Cemetery: Green Mount Cemetery (1).

Park in West Goshen: Rolling Green Memorial Park (1).


West Goshen compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in West Goshen:
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHE (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WEST CHESTER, PA; Owner: CHESTER COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPWA (1590 AM; 3 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: MOUNT OCEAN MEDIA, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Goshen:
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCUR (91.7 FM; WEST CHESTER, PA; Owner: STUDENT SERVICES, INC.)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZE (97.3 FM; GLEN MILLS, PA; Owner: GLEN MILLS SCHOOLS)
  • 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.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSL (98.9 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 West Goshen:
  • 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)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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