Willow Grove, Pennsylvania Population 2021

14,992
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Willow Grove is a city located in Montgomery County Pennsylvania. Willow Grove has a 2020 population of 14,992. Willow Grove is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -4.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,726 in 2010. Willow Grove reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Willow Grove is $90,524 with a poverty rate of 8.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,328 per month, and the median house value is $262,800. The median age in Willow Grove is 39.2 years, 36.8 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.

Willow Grove Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Willow Grovewas:

  • White: 79.37%
  • Black or African American: 9.03%
  • Asian: 5.28%
  • Two or more races: 5.11%
  • Other race: 1.04%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Willow Grove, Pennsylvania is 14,992 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,992.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,726.

Willow Grove, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,89979.37%
Black or African American1,3549.03%
Asian7915.28%
Two or More Races7665.11%
Some Other Race1561.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.17%
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Willow Grove Population by Race

Willow Grove Population Pyramid $2021

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Willow Grove Median Age

39.2


Total

36.8


Male

41.8


Female

Willow Grove Adults

There are 11,848 adults, (2,306 of whom are seniors) in Willow Grove.

Willow Grove Age Dependency

57.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Willow Grove Sex Ratio

Female

7,577

50.54%

Male

7,415

49.46%

Willow Grove Population by Age

Willow Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Willow Grove Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male42.2%57.8%
Female44.9%55.1%
Non Family55.8%44.2%
All69%31%
Married86.1%13.9%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Willow Grove Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9692.4669
Married2,9273.2486.1
Non Family2,2171.2255.8
Female6023.1444.9
Male2232.8342.2

3.13

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Willow Grove Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1601.54%
9th to 12th Grade4454.30%
High School Graduate2,55324.65%
Some College2,00719.37%
Associates Degree7667.39%
Bachelors Degree2,68425.91%
Graduate Degree1,74416.84%
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Willow Grove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Willow Grove Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,3537,9903,637
Black979837401
Asian489411284
Hispanic34533596
2+ Races19017846
Other Race84848
Native American2626

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.08%.

Willow Grove Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,850$55,882$42,563
Less Than 9th Grade$22,159$21,932$30,313
High School Graduate$37,188$50,603$30,417
Some College$51,000$55,393$37,279
Bachelors Degree$56,303$60,469$52,188
Graduate Degree$66,953$73,060$63,491

$51,850

Average Earnings

$55,882

Average Male

$42,563

Average Female

Willow Grove Earnings by Educational Attainment

Willow Grove Language by Age

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Willow Grove Language

88.37% of Willow Grove residents speak only English, while 11.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.20% of the population.

Willow Grove Language

Willow Grove Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,1697226.46%
Asian77016921.95%
Hispanic78616420.87%
Black1,2961189.10%
Multiple766577.44%
Native2626100.00%
Other15695.77%

8.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.08%

Male Poverty Rate

7.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Willow Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Willow Grove is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Willow Grove is Other, with 5.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.76%.

Willow Grove Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.02%
High School12.27%
Bachelors or Greater3.28%
Some College2.83%

Willow Grove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed31.87%
Male Unemployed15.33%
Female Employed4.33%
Male Employed1.86%

Willow Grove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Willow Grove Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,162$90,524
Families$94,643$103,462
Married Families$108,013-
Non Families$54,419$66,183
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Income by Household Type

Willow Grove Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Willow Grove Married by Age and Sex

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Willow Grove Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Willow Grove Marital Status by Race

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Willow Grove Marital Status

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857

Number of Veterans

775

Male Veterans

82

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam353
Korea126
Second Gulf War120
First Gulf War87
World War II43

Willow Grove Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74320
75+259
35 to 54159
18 to 3466
55 to 6453

Willow Grove Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7477.88%
Black696.60%
Hispanic153.22%
Other Race1514.56%
Asian142.19%
2+ Races122.21%

Willow Grove Veterans by Race

Willow Grove Veterans by Education

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3.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Willow Grove Veterans by Education

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69.6%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Willow Grove Employment by Age

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Willow Grove Employment by Race

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Willow Grove Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.04%

Born in Willow Grove

92.02%

Native Born

7.98%

Foreign Born

3.35%

Non Citizen

4.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.02% of Willow Grove residents were born in the United States, with 75.04% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Willow Grove Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,9920.00%
202014,9920.00%
201914,9921921.30%
201814,800-453-2.97%
201715,253-164-1.06%
201615,417-128-0.82%
201515,545-640-3.95%
201416,185-168-1.03%
201316,3532481.54%
201216,1052711.71%
201115,8341080.69%
201015,7260.00%

Willow Grove Population by Year