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Phoenixville is 2nd in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Phoenixville Rank Pennsylvania US
Current population (2012) 16,518 33rd 12,763,536 313,914,040
Size in square miles 3.5 93rd 44,742.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 4,686.4 75th 283.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Phoenixville Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents younger than 5 7.2% 34th 5.6% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 20.3% 168th 21.5% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.5% 220th 16.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Phoenixville Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 89.1% 140th 87.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 36.2% 55th 26.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Phoenixville Rank Pennsylvania US
Race - White 81.9% 190th 83.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 8.6% 67th 11.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 114th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.5% 48th 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 2nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.6% 72nd 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 7.4% 39th 6.1% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 78.0% 199th 78.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Phoenixville Rank Pennsylvania US
Female residents 50.5% 239th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 9.0% 43rd 5.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Phoenixville Rank Pennsylvania US
Housing units 7,699 38th 5,579,275 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 34.5% 83rd 20.5% 25.9%
Households 7,401 37th 4,952,566 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 59.4% 146th 70.6% 66.1%
Home median value $212,000 55th $163,200 $186,200
People per household 2.2 198th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Phoenixville Rank Pennsylvania US
Income per capita $34,063 38th $27,824 $27,915
Income per household $60,063 70th $51,651 $52,762
Income below poverty line 5.9% 198th 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Phoenixville Rank Pennsylvania US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,871 26th 981,501 27,092,908
Retail sales $184,288 61st $166,842,778 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $11,432 104th $13,323 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $53,949 24th $19,625,449 $613,795,732

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