Phoenixville, Pennsylvania Population 2020

16,931

Phoenixville is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 16,931, it is the 33rd largest city in Pennsylvania and the 2109th largest city in the United States. Phoenixville is currently declining at a rate of -0.08% annually but its population has increased by 2.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,440 in 2010. Phoenixville reached it's highest population of 16,957 in 2018. Spanning over 4 miles, Phoenixville has a population density of 4,823 people per square mile.

The average household income in Phoenixville is $82,396 with a poverty rate of 10.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,193 per month, and the median house value is $230,500. The median age in Phoenixville is 34.7 years, 33.6 years for males, and 35.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 110.3 males.

Phoenixville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Phoenixville was:

  • White: 80.55%
  • Black or African American: 8.28%
  • Other race: 5.35%
  • Two or more races: 3.43%
  • Asian: 2.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.20%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania is 16,931, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,957.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,440.

Phoenixville, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,54480.55%
Black or African American1,3928.28%
Some Other Race9005.35%
Two or More Races5773.43%
Asian3682.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander340.20%

Phoenixville Population Pyramid 2020

Phoenixville Median Age

34.7


Total

33.6


Male

35.8


Female

Phoenixville Adults

There are 13,234 adults, (1,917 of whom are seniors) in Phoenixville.

Phoenixville Age Dependency

48.6

Age Dependency Ratio

16.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Phoenixville Sex Ratio

Female

7,997

47.56%

Male

8,818

52.44%

Phoenixville Households and Families

Phoenixville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Phoenixville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.7%22.3%
All54.6%45.4%
Female50.6%49.4%
Non Family41.5%58.5%
Male34.5%65.5%

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1112.3554.6
Non Family3,2661.341.5
Married2,4893.1777.7
Female7943.1450.6
Male5623.7534.5

3.07

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

8.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Phoenixville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3272.71%
9th to 12th Grade5104.23%
High School Graduate3,54329.41%
Some College1,71414.23%
Associates Degree8837.33%
Bachelors Degree3,33927.72%
Graduate Degree1,73114.37%

Phoenixville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,0149,4964,590
Hispanic850664121
Black775718166
Other Race45832739
Asian316309131
Multiple Races15411946
Islander34

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 97.78%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 45.84%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,274$50,753$40,563
Less Than High School$10,927$11,076$10,788
High School Grad$37,622$41,659$32,611
Some College$42,788$43,594$42,054
Bachelors Degree$55,016$64,891$42,361
Graduate Degree$68,887$96,481$51,435

$44,274

Average Earnings

$50,753

Average Male

$40,563

Average Female

Phoenixville Language

Phoenixville Language by Age

Phoenixville Language

87.97% of Phoenixville residents speak only English, while 12.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.46% of the population.

Phoenixville Poverty

Phoenixville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,0199747.48%
Black1,38028720.80%
Multiple57722338.65%
Hispanic1,67322213.27%
Other83816119.21%
Asian368123.26%

10.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.52%

Male Poverty Rate

10.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Phoenixville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Phoenixville is Multiple, with 38.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Phoenixville is Asian, with 3.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.79%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.86%
High School11.26%
Some College8.89%
Bachelors or Greater2.52%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed29.84%
Female Unemployed17.84%
Female Employed6.82%
Male Employed3.06%

Phoenixville Income

Phoenixville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$70,560$82,396
Families$82,862$96,249
Married Families$104,023-
Non Families$55,099$60,864

Phoenixville Marital Status

Phoenixville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Phoenixville Married by Age and Sex

Phoenixville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Phoenixville Marital Status by Race

Phoenixville Veterans

1,191

Number of Veterans

1,088

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam336
Second Gulf War322
Korea80
First Gulf War63
World War II10
Name Veterans % of Total
White9858.79%
Black11313.34%
Hispanic1019.33%
2 or More4227.27%
Other284.33%
Asian236.85%

$Phoenixville Veterans by Education

11.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Phoenixville Employment Status

77.1%

Labor Force Participation

72.4%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Phoenixville Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.21%

Born in Pennsylvania

89.26%

Native Born

10.74%

Foreign Born

7.74%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.26% of Phoenixville residents were born in the United States, with 66.21% having been born in Pennsylvania. 7.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,931-13-0.08%
201916,944-13-0.08%
201816,957250.15%
201716,932-13-0.08%
201616,9452681.61%
201516,677440.26%
201416,633920.56%
201316,541220.13%
201216,519230.14%
201116,496220.13%
201016,4741,6861.09%
200014,788-278-0.19%
199015,0669010.62%
198014,165-658-0.45%
197014,8231,0260.72%
196013,7978650.65%
195012,9326500.52%
194012,2822530.21%
193012,0291,5451.38%
192010,484-259-0.24%
191010,7431,5471.57%
19009,1966820.77%
18908,5141,8322.45%
18806,6821,3902.36%
18705,2924060.80%
18604,8862,2166.23%
18502,6700.00%