Phoenixville, PA Population

Population: 14,788. Estimated population in July 2020: 15,420 (+4.3% change)
Males: 7,139 (48.3%), Females: 7,649 (51.7%)

Chester County

Zip code: 19460

Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $42,500
Median house value: $104,500

Races in Phoenixville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.5%)
  • Black (7.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Vietnamese (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (23.1%), Irish (22.1%), Italian (13.8%), English (10.4%), Polish (8.7%), Slovak (3.8%).

Elevation: 140 feet

Land area: 3.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Phoenixville

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Phoenixville borough

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

6.9% Foreign born (2.6% Asia, 2.2% Europe, 1.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -425 (-2.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Phoenixville:

  • PHOENIXVILLE HOSP UNIV OF PA HLTH SYS (144 NUTT ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Phoenixville:

  • BRYN MAWR REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; MALVERN, PA)
  • MAIN LINE HOSPITAL, INC PAOLI (about 7 miles; PAOLI, PA)
  • EAGLEVILLE HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; EAGLEVILLE, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Phoenixville:

  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 27 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Abbreviation: PHL)
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 33 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; Abbreviation: ILG)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 34 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Phoenixville:

  • POTTSTOWN LIMERICK (about 8 miles; POTTSTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: PTW)
  • VALLEY FORGE BICENTENNIAL (about 9 miles; NORRISTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: 0P0)
  • PERKIOMEN VALLEY (about 9 miles; COLLEGEVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: N10)
Amtrak stations near Phoenixville:

  • 7 miles: PAOLI (LANCASTER PIKE & S. VALLEY RD.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: EXTON (CREST AVE. OFF RTE. 100). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: DOWNINGTOWN (VIADUCT AVE.). Services: public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Phoenixville:

  • VALLEY FORGE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 591; Location: 1401 CHARLESTOWN ROAD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.vfcc.edu)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Phoenixville:

  • IMMACULATA COLLEGE (about 8 miles; IMMACULATA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,042)
  • EASTERN COLLEGE (about 10 miles; ST DAVIDS, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,456)
  • VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; VILLANOVA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,547)
  • WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 14 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA; Full-time enrollment: 10,419)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; BLUE BELL, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,097)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; MEDIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,248)
  • WIDENER UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 22 miles; CHESTER, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,646)

Schools

Public high schools in Phoenixville:

  • PHOENIXVILLE AREA HS (Students: 898; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CENTER FOR ARTS & TECHNOLOGY-P (Students: 340; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Phoenixville:

  • RENAISSANCE ACADEMY-EDISON CS (Students: 817; Grades: KG – 11)
  • PHOENIXVILLE AREA MS (Students: 809; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SCHUYLKILL EL SCH (Students: 551; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • BARKLEY EL SCH (Students: 383; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • EAST PIKELAND EL SCH (Students: 317; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • PHOENIXVILLE AREA KDG CTR (Students: 211; Grades: KG – KG)
Private primary/middle schools in Phoenixville:

  • HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL (Students: 386; Location: 221 THIRD AVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CHARLESTOWN PLAYHOUSE (Students: 79; Location: CHARLESTOWN RD RD 2; Grades: PK – KG)
  • KINDER-CARE LEARNING CTR 1405 (Students: 8; Location: 1025 SCHUYLKILL ROAD; Grades: KG – KG)

Libraries

Library in Phoenixville:

  • PHOENIXVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $458,156; Location: 183 SECOND AVE; 48,940 books; 1,873 audio materials; 1,179 video materials; 125 serial subscriptions)

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