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Pottstown Summary
Pottstown is located in Pennsylvania
Latitude: 40.224733
Longitude: -75.650144
Population: 56,268
Area: 61.21 sq. miles
Land: 60.86 sq. miles
Water: 0.35 sq. miles
Population Density: 924.53 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 244.5 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 484, 610
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Pottstown Zip Codes

Pottstown Demographics

Pottstown Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Male27,22348.38 %48.28 %49.04 %
Female29,04551.62 %51.72 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.94-0.930.96
Total Population56,268100.00 %--
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Pottstown Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years3,8046.76 %5.93 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years4,1797.43 %6.74 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years4,2117.48 %7.03 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years3,4896.20 %6.93 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years2,6094.64 %6.08 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years7,53513.39 %12.71 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years9,59317.05 %15.86 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years7,78513.84 %13.88 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years2,8094.99 %5.05 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years2,1363.80 %4.17 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years4,1097.30 %7.89 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years3,0565.43 %5.80 %4.38 %
85 years and over9531.69 %1.93 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)38.5-39.037.7
18 years and over41,74674.19 %76.21 %74.27 %
Male
19,70735.02 %36.07 %35.85 %
Female
22,03939.17 %40.13 %38.42 %
21 years and over40,09571.26 %72.00 %69.92 %
62 years and over9,37816.67 %18.08 %14.65 %
65 years and over8,11814.43 %15.63 %12.42 %
Male
3,1655.62 %6.25 %5.12 %
Female
4,9538.80 %9.38 %7.30 %
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Pottstown Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
One race55,34798.36 %98.84 %97.55 %
White
49,52588.02 %85.37 %75.21 %
Black or African American
4,7738.48 %9.97 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
1040.18 %0.15 %0.87 %
Asian
3910.69 %1.79 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
910.16 %0.47 %0.59 %
Chinese
1060.19 %0.41 %0.85 %
Filipino
400.07 %0.12 %0.65 %
Japanese
140.02 %0.06 %0.28 %
Korean
470.08 %0.26 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
640.11 %0.24 %0.39 %
Other Asian
290.05 %0.23 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
240.04 %0.03 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
70.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
20.00 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
100.02 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
50.01 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
5300.94 %1.53 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)1,3722.44 %3.21 %13.70 %
Mexican
1810.32 %0.45 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
9001.60 %1.86 %2.46 %
Cuban
340.06 %0.08 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
2570.46 %0.81 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino54,89697.56 %96.79 %86.30 %
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Pottstown Social Profile

Pottstown School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school13,739100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
1,1418.30 %6.50 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
8996.54 %5.07 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
6,63448.29 %44.00 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
3,04922.19 %22.00 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
2,01614.67 %22.42 %22.81 %
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Pottstown Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over38,295100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
1,5774.12 %5.47 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
5,20113.58 %12.63 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
15,86541.43 %38.11 %28.63 %
High school or higher
31,51782.30 %81.90 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
5,75415.03 %15.54 %21.05 %
Associate degree
2,1925.72 %5.90 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
5,07713.26 %13.95 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
7,70620.12 %22.35 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
2,6296.87 %8.40 %8.86 %
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Pottstown Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported64,956100.00 %--
Arab1000.15 %0.36 %0.42 %
Czech3070.47 %0.52 %0.59 %
Danish1090.17 %0.12 %0.50 %
Dutch2,4283.74 %1.88 %1.58 %
English4,8547.47 %7.12 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)1,0541.62 %1.56 %2.90 %
French Canadian1690.26 %0.23 %0.85 %
German16,25525.02 %22.95 %14.93 %
Greek2680.41 %0.42 %0.40 %
Hungarian1,0711.65 %0.97 %0.49 %
Irish9,02413.89 %14.61 %10.65 %
Italian6,58010.13 %10.45 %5.47 %
Lithuanian2900.45 %0.58 %0.23 %
Norwegian2220.34 %0.29 %1.56 %
Polish4,0276.20 %6.07 %3.12 %
Portuguese930.14 %0.10 %0.41 %
Russian4080.63 %1.32 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish6761.04 %1.61 %1.50 %
Scottish8321.28 %1.36 %1.70 %
Slovak1,0491.61 %1.79 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African1930.30 %0.43 %0.62 %
Swedish5860.90 %0.78 %1.39 %
Swiss2550.39 %0.44 %0.32 %
Ukrainian8451.30 %0.90 %0.31 %
United States or American2,6514.08 %4.66 %7.18 %
Welsh8561.32 %1.34 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1330.20 %0.27 %0.65 %
Other ancestries9,62114.81 %16.86 %31.89 %
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Pottstown Economy

Pottstown Employment

GroupNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over43,600100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
20,75847.61 %47.45 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
22,84252.39 %52.55 %51.68 %
In labor force
29,71268.15 %61.91 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
15,83253.28 %53.02 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
13,88046.72 %46.98 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
29,69568.11 %61.83 %63.10 %
Employed
28,47565.31 %58.33 %59.39 %
Unemployed
1,2202.80 %3.50 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-4.11 %5.66 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
170.04 %0.08 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
13,88831.85 %38.09 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers24,34985.51 %82.38 %78.40 %
Government workers2,6789.40 %11.30 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,4014.92 %6.01 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers470.17 %0.31 %0.31 %
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Pottstown Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations8,96231.47 %32.57 %33.60 %
Service occupations3,99014.01 %14.83 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations7,83127.50 %26.98 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations560.20 %0.47 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,6759.39 %8.86 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations4,96117.42 %16.30 %14.63 %
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Pottstown Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2300.81 %1.30 %1.87 %
Construction1,8126.36 %6.00 %6.80 %
Manufacturing5,58919.63 %16.03 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade9453.32 %3.56 %3.60 %
Retail trade3,55412.48 %12.10 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,4625.13 %5.38 %5.19 %
Information8232.89 %2.63 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,1667.61 %6.58 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,8379.96 %8.47 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services5,06217.78 %21.88 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,8416.47 %7.04 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)1,3514.74 %4.85 %4.88 %
Public administration8032.82 %4.17 %4.83 %
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Pottstown Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Households22,084100.00 %4,778,799106,788,273
Less than $10,000
1,5246.90 %9.75 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
1,0744.86 %6.98 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
2,71612.30 %13.75 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
2,86712.98 %13.26 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
3,58516.23 %16.93 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
4,90222.20 %19.46 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
2,86812.99 %9.57 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
1,8528.39 %6.64 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
3321.50 %1.76 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
3641.65 %1.90 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$50,411.00-$38,819.75$39,349.33
Average household size2.54-2.522.58
Average income per member of household$19,846.85-$15,434.68$15,252.86
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Pottstown Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over28,126100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
22,87681.33 %76.45 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
3,05310.85 %10.39 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
4061.44 %5.21 %4.73 %
Walked
8563.04 %4.13 %2.94 %
Other means
2790.99 %0.85 %1.20 %
Worked at home
6562.33 %2.96 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)28.4 minutes-26.5 minutes26.3 minutes
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Pottstown Housing

Pottstown Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units23,215100.00 %5,246,966117,282,697
Occupied housing units
21,96194.60 %91.04 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
15,39266.30 %64.91 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
6,56928.30 %26.12 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
1,2545.40 %8.96 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
520.22 %2.78 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.30 %-1.75 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate6.40 %-6.67 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.70-2.592.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.07-2.282.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units23,307100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
13,59258.32 %55.90 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
4,45819.13 %17.92 %5.68 %
2 units
1,0544.52 %5.22 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
1,3145.64 %4.61 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
9834.22 %3.43 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
8493.64 %2.51 %3.99 %
20 or more units
7553.24 %5.41 %8.59 %
Mobile home
3021.30 %4.92 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
00.00 %0.09 %0.22 %
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Pottstown Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units23,307100.00 %--
1 room
3351.44 %1.19 %2.21 %
2 rooms
5802.49 %2.72 %4.88 %
3 rooms
1,9008.15 %7.68 %10.06 %
4 rooms
2,51110.77 %12.72 %15.95 %
5 rooms
3,55515.25 %17.62 %20.92 %
6 rooms
5,69724.44 %23.25 %18.39 %
7 rooms
3,85416.54 %14.62 %11.98 %
8 rooms
2,72311.68 %10.70 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
2,1529.23 %9.50 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)6.2-5.85.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units22,041100.00 %--
1.00 or less
21,70198.46 %89.30 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
2281.03 %1.16 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
1120.51 %0.58 %2.54 %
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Pottstown Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas4,08517.53 %46.75 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas7113.05 %2.77 %5.96 %
Electricity3,88616.67 %14.99 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.12,88955.30 %23.19 %8.06 %
Coal or coke1010.43 %1.30 %0.12 %
Wood1900.82 %1.45 %1.51 %
Solar energy60.03 %0.01 %0.05 %
Other fuel1270.54 %0.39 %0.35 %
No fuel used460.20 %0.19 %1.25 %
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Pottstown Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units14,313100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
1991.39 %15.06 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
5,32637.21 %37.37 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
4,64132.43 %24.33 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
2,74019.14 %11.91 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
1,0637.43 %7.43 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
2761.93 %2.92 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
530.37 %0.82 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
150.10 %0.15 %0.56 %
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Pottstown Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage10,13070.77 %62.24 %69.56 %
Less than $300
220.15 %0.32 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
1451.01 %3.76 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
5693.98 %9.35 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
2,11014.74 %17.24 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
4,63732.40 %18.91 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
1,92513.45 %7.63 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
7225.04 %5.04 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged4,18329.23 %37.76 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent4,16229.08 %37.77 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent2,60118.17 %17.62 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent2,39616.74 %13.83 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent1,65311.55 %9.14 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent8115.67 %5.69 %6.01 %
35 percent or more2,61518.27 %15.10 %15.91 %
Not computed750.52 %0.85 %0.85 %
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Pottstown Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units6,498100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
2563.94 %6.33 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
2333.59 %6.63 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
1,35520.85 %28.85 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
2,91444.84 %33.72 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
1,14917.68 %12.39 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
2824.34 %4.84 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
170.26 %1.47 %2.89 %
No cash rent
2924.49 %5.78 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)1,21718.73 %59.89 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent1,07016.47 %19.23 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent97615.02 %14.35 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent90013.85 %12.28 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent85613.17 %10.37 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent5328.19 %6.91 %7.32 %
35 percent or more1,81427.92 %28.65 %29.47 %
Not computed3505.39 %8.21 %7.77 %

Pottstown Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
None2,0808.92 %11.69 %9.57 %
17,36031.58 %31.78 %31.22 %
29,25739.72 %34.14 %34.76 %
3 or more3,34414.35 %13.43 %15.45 %
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