Latest Data (2017)
Population 20,060
Nationwide Rank 1816

Quick Facts

West Chester, Pennsylvania is the 1,816th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

West Chester, Pennsylvania is a borough.

West Chester, Pennsylvania is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 West Chester had its largest population ever.

West Chester, Pennsylvania's growth is about average. 46% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

West Chester, Pennsylvania Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1806 Pittsburg, Kansas 20,216 4.9%
1807 Rocky River, Ohio 20,216 -2.3%
1808 Secaucus, New Jersey 20,215 26.9%
1809 Dixon, California 20,202 25.2%
1810 Bryant, Arkansas 20,194 68.5%
1811 Warrensburg, Missouri 20,168 22.9%
1812 Tukwila, Washington 20,144 17.3%
1813 Albany, California 20,143 22.0%
1814 Nogales, Arizona 20,076 -3.9%
1815 Ferndale, Michigan 20,070 -9.0%
1816 West Chester, Pennsylvania 20,060 12.2%
1817 Parma Heights, Ohio 20,053 -7.3%
1818 Shelby, North Carolina 20,018 -3.9%
1819 Glassboro, New Jersey 20,011 4.9%
1820 Havelock, North Carolina 20,008 -10.9%
1821 Miamisburg, Ohio 19,985 2.1%
1822 Germantown, Wisconsin 19,982 9.0%
1823 Leland, North Carolina 19,976 384.5%
1824 Oregon, Ohio 19,973 3.4%
1825 Sand Springs, Oklahoma 19,909 13.3%
1826 Ozark, Missouri 19,905 93.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Pennsylvania

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1112 Norristown 34,510 10.1%
1122 Chester 34,077 -7.5%
1181 Bethel Park 32,404 -3.1%
1326 Williamsport 28,462 -7.0%
1355 Monroeville 27,716 -5.3%
1375 Plum 27,258 1.1%
1383 Easton 27,109 3.3%
1456 Lebanon 25,770 5.4%
1526 Hazleton 24,723 6.2%
1640 Pottstown 22,741 3.9%
1676 New Castle 22,069 -15.9%
1755 Chambersburg 20,878 17.0%
1816 West Chester 20,060 12.2%
1834 West Mifflin 19,839 -10.4%
1838 Murrysville 19,800 5.1%
1852 Johnstown 19,643 -17.5%
1857 Baldwin 19,610 -1.0%
1879 Carlisle 19,259 6.1%
1880 McKeesport 19,245 -19.5%
2069 Phoenixville 16,943 14.4%
2105 Lansdale 16,588 3.1%
2209 Hermitage 15,635 -3.5%
2213 Hanover 15,607 7.0%
2221 Wilkinsburg 15,554 -16.7%
2316 Franklin Park 14,552 27.3%
2341 Greensburg 14,299 -9.8%
2350 Bloomsburg 14,231 15.2%
2397 Ephrata 13,885 5.3%
2421 Whitehall 13,733 -4.8%
2439 Pottsville 13,625 -12.1%
2448 Washington 13,566 -10.5%
2482 Sharon 13,259 -18.5%
2500 Indiana 13,149 -12.3%
2503 Coatesville 13,123 20.7%
2506 Butler 13,107 -13.1%
2514 Dunmore 13,069 -8.6%
2526 Meadville 12,973 -5.0%
2543 Kingston 12,878 -6.7%
2610 New Kensington 12,466 -14.9%
2628 St. Marys 12,370 -14.5%
2762 Elizabethtown 11,586 -2.4%
2773 Yeadon 11,505 -2.0%
2781 Emmaus 11,454 1.2%
2819 Lower Burrell 11,228 -10.8%
2820 Jefferson Hills 11,226 15.6%
2834 Munhall 11,158 -7.9%
2879 Waynesboro 10,877 13.1%
2908 Darby 10,700 4.0%
2922 Lansdowne 10,646 -3.4%
2962 Wyomissing 10,454 0.2%
2966 Columbia 10,432 1.0%
3009 East Stroudsburg 10,287 3.8%
3011 Nanticoke 10,279 -5.8%
3050 Berwick 10,086 -6.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 20,060 1,816
2016 19,928 1,814
2015 19,842 1,811
2014 19,189 1,847
2013 18,968 1,856
2012 18,857 1,854
2011 18,791 1,831
2010 18,461 1,850
2009 18,429 1,824
2008 18,389 1,814
2007 18,383 1,802
2006 18,256 1,792
2005 18,147 1,782
2004 18,038 1,769
2003 17,647 1,787
2002 17,734 1,762
2001 17,824 1,746
2000 17,870 1,736
1990 18,011 1,512