West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania Population by Age

The median age in West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania is 38.9, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 14.06% were under the age of 15, 22.55% aged 15 to 29, 49.93% aged 30 to 64, 11.41% aged 65 to 84, and 2.05% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania population age distribution

A complete breakdown of West Pottsgrove township's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 184 4.84%
5 to 9 years 175 4.6%
10 to 14 years 176 4.63%
15 to 19 years 229 6.02%
20 to 24 years 362 9.51%
25 to 29 years 267 7.02%
30 to 34 years 270 7.1%
35 to 39 years 286 7.52%
40 to 44 years 241 6.33%
45 to 49 years 278 7.31%
50 to 54 years 238 6.25%
55 to 59 years 327 8.59%
60 to 64 years 260 6.83%
65 to 69 years 162 4.26%
70 to 74 years 149 3.92%
75 to 79 years 63 1.66%
80 to 84 years 60 1.58%
85 years and over 78 2.05%
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West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania population by age group

Key stats
1,126
Population under 25 years
1,064
Population aged 25-44
1,103
Population aged 45-64
512
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows West Pottsgrove township's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania population by age group. The largest age group was 20-24 years with a poulation of 362 (9.51% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania was for the group of age 20-24 years with a population of 362 (9.51%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania was the 80-84 years with a population of 60 (1.58%).

West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows West Pottsgrove township's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 2,582 (67.86% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 711 18.69%
18 to 64 years 2,582 67.86%
85 years and over 512 13.46%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • West Pottsgrove township's population under 18 was 18.69%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • West Pottsgrove township's working population (between 18 and 64) was 67.86%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • West Pottsgrove township's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 13.46% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania population pyramid

Population pyramid for West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the West Pottsgrove township's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania, is 19.4.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania, is 18.6.
  • Total dependency ratio for West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania is 38.0.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania is 5.4.
The graph shows West Pottsgrove township's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania population pyramid i.e. West Pottsgrove township population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 131 53 184
5 to 9 years 78 97 175
10 to 14 years 84 92 176
15 to 19 years 153 76 229
20 to 24 years 142 220 362
25 to 29 years 136 131 267
30 to 34 years 125 145 270
35 to 39 years 119 167 286
40 to 44 years 106 135 241
45 to 49 years 192 86 278
50 to 54 years 134 104 238
55 to 59 years 117 210 327
60 to 64 years 106 154 260
65 to 69 years 58 104 162
70 to 74 years 97 52 149
75 to 79 years 11 52 63
80 to 84 years 28 32 60
85 years and over 16 62 78
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Things to know

What is the population of West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania under 18?

West Pottsgrove township's population under the age of 18 is 711, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 18.69% of the total resident population of West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania.

What is the aging population in West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania?

West Pottsgrove township's population aged 65 years and above was 512. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 13.46% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

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2023
West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of West Pottsgrove township age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the West Pottsgrove township population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for West Pottsgrove township. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of West Pottsgrove township by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in West Pottsgrove township.

Key observations

The largest age group in West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania was for the group of age 20-24 years with a population of 362 (9.51%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania was the 80-84 years with a population of 60 (1.58%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

West Pottsgrove township population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the West Pottsgrove township is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of West Pottsgrove township total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

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Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for West Pottsgrove township Population by Age. You can refer the same here

West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in West Pottsgrove township - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the West Pottsgrove township population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of West Pottsgrove township. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

West Pottsgrove township population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the West Pottsgrove township population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in West Pottsgrove township is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the West Pottsgrove township is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for West Pottsgrove township Population by Age. You can refer the same here

West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania population pyramid, which represents the West Pottsgrove township population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania, is 19.4.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania, is 18.6.
  • Total dependency ratio for West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania is 38.0.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania is 5.4.

West Pottsgrove township population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the West Pottsgrove township population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the West Pottsgrove township for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the West Pottsgrove township for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the West Pottsgrove township for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for West Pottsgrove township Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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