Collegeville, PA

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2022 Population
5,172
3.73% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
24.4
3.17% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
5.06%
3.52% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$99,271
5.68% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$395,500
18% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
2,742
10.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Collegeville, PA had a population of 5.17k people with a median age of 24.4 and a median household income of $99,271. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Collegeville, PA grew from 4,986 to 5,172, a 3.73% increase and its median household income grew from $93,934 to $99,271, a 5.68% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Collegeville, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.27%), and White (Hispanic) (1.74%).

None of the households in Collegeville, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.9% of the residents in Collegeville, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Collegeville, PA are Ursinus College (333 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Collegeville, PA was $395,500, and the homeownership rate was 73.3%.

Most people in Collegeville, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Collegeville, PA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Collegeville, PA is home to a population of 5.17k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.65% of Collegeville, PA residents were born outside of the country (137 people).

In 2022, there were 13.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.22k people) in Collegeville, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 305 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 274 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.9%
2022 Citizenship
97.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.9% of Collegeville, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Collegeville, PA was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Collegeville, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.22k ± 202
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    305 ± 140
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    274 ± 153
3.98%
Hispanic Population
206 people

In 2022, there were 13.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.22k people) in Collegeville, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 305 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 274 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.98% of the people in Collegeville, PA are hispanic (206 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    99,082 ± 7,698 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    90,229 ± 7,349 people
  3. China
    69,880 ± 6,473 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 99,082 Pennsylvania residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 90,229 and China with 69,880.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.65%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
137 people
4.93%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
246 people

As of 2022, 2.65% of Collegeville, PA residents (137 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Collegeville, PA was 4.93%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    47 ± 38
  2. World War II
    29 ± 43
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    26 ± 41

Collegeville, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.62 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Collegeville, PA employs 2.74k people. The largest industries in Collegeville, PA are Educational Services (549 people), Finance & Insurance (280 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (267 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($151,389), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($119,531), and Finance & Insurance ($117,813).

Males in Pennsylvania have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,610. The income inequality in Pennsylvania (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

2.74k
2022 Value
± 346
10.5%
1 Year growth
± 15.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Collegeville, PA grew at a rate of 10.5%, from 2.48k employees to 2.74k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Collegeville, PA, are Sales & Related Occupations (348 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (302 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (285 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Collegeville, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.74k
2022 Value
± 346
10.5%
1 Year growth
± 15.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Collegeville, PA grew at a rate of 10.5%, from 2.48k employees to 2.74k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Collegeville, PA, are Educational Services (549 people), Finance & Insurance (280 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (267 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Collegeville, PA, though some of these residents may live in Collegeville, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$65,221
Median earning men ± $14,328
$14,347
Median earning women ± $9,213

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($152,222), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($119,375), and Construction ($116,528).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($167,708), Construction ($106,389), and Manufacturing ($101,750).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 18.1%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.15%).

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
John Fetterman
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Collegeville, PA awarded 333 degrees. The student population of Collegeville, PA in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 793 male students and 734 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Collegeville, PA are White (243 and 73.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (34 and 10.3%), Black or African American (21 and 6.38%), and Asian (14 and 4.26%).

The largest universities in Collegeville, PA by number of degrees awarded are Ursinus College (333 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Collegeville, PA are Applied Economices (46 and 13.8%), General Biological Sciences (43 and 12.9%), and Exercise Physiology (30 and 9.01%).

The median tuition cost in Collegeville, PA for private four year colleges is $58,016.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Collegeville, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 82.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 14.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,527 (51.9% men and 48.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,527 students enrolled in Collegeville, PA, 51.9% men and 48.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,140 records, of which 48.6% were women and 51.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 46 degrees awarded
  2. 43 degrees awarded
  3. 30 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Collegeville, PA was Applied Economices with 46 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
333 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Ursinus College with 333 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 155 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Collegeville, PA, which is 0.871 times less than the 178 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 243 degrees mean that there were 7.15 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 34 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($58,016) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.733% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.743% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.5M), Bachelors Degree (1.98M), and Some college (1.83M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Collegeville, PA was $395,500 in 2022, which is 1.4 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $335,200 to $395,500, a 18% increase. The homeownership rate in Collegeville, PA is 73.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Collegeville, PA have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Collegeville, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$395,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$46,378
$1,124
Median Property Taxes
±$214

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Collegeville, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

73.3%
Homeownership
2022
67.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.3% of the housing units in Collegeville, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.9%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 2063
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$99,271
Median Household Income
± $25,327
1.53k
Number of Households
± 303

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.53k households in Collegeville, PA grew to $99,271 from the previous year's value of $93,934.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Collegeville, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2022, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.123% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (56%)
  2. Worked At Home (20.9%)
  3. Walked (17.1%)

In 2022, 56% of workers in Collegeville, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (20.9%) and those who walked to work (17.1%).

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Commute Time

22.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Collegeville, PA have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.938% of the workforce in Collegeville, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Collegeville, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Collegeville, PA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.06% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Collegeville, PA (167 out of 3.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 35 - 44, followed by Males 65 - 74 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Collegeville, PA is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

98% of the population of Collegeville, PA has health coverage, with 65.8% on employee plans, 4.1% on Medicaid, 10.4% on Medicare, 16.5% on non-group plans, and 1.28% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, PA see 725 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.412% decrease from the previous year (728 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 916 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 261 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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725 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Montgomery County, PA

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, PA see an average of 725 patients per year. This represents a 0.412% decrease from the previous year (728 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Montgomery County, PA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.8% under 18 years, 34.9% between 18 and 34 years, 29.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 41.1% were men and 58.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

1.97%
Uninsured
65.8%
Employer Coverage
4.1%
Medicaid
10.4%
Medicare
16.5%
Non-Group
1.28%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Collegeville, PA declined by 18.1% from 2.41% to 1.97%.

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