Downingtown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 7,928 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.5%
 
Males: 4,162  (52.5%)
Females: 3,766  (47.5%)
Median resident age:

35.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19335.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,063 (it was $45,979 in 2000)
Downingtown:

$68,063
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,548 (it was $21,634 in 2000)

Downingtown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $231,970 (it was $116,900 in 2000)
Downingtown:

$231,970
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $249,508; detached houses: $276,696; townhouses or other attached units: $230,479; in 2-unit structures: $275,379; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $580,828; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $155,232

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,066.

March 2019 cost of living index in Downingtown: 103.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.5%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.9% for Black residents, 19.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.4% for other race residents, 18.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Downingtown, PA (2010)
    • 5,99976.0%White alone
    • 89811.4%Black alone
    • 5677.2%Hispanic
    • 2092.6%Asian alone
    • 1942.5%Two or more races
    • 90.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 100.1%Other race alone
    • 50.06%American Indian alone

Races in Downingtown detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Downingtown, Pennsylvania as of December 09, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Downingtown is 308 to 1.


Crime rates in Downingtown by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(50.8)
1
(12.7)
2
(25.4)
2
(25.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(88.9)
8
(101.6)
7
(89.0)
7
(88.3)
7
(88.7)
19
(238.3)
8
(98.9)
4
(50.5)
4
(50.2)
6
(75.6)
5
(62.9)
3
(37.7)
7
(88.5)
2
(25.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(165.1)
17
(215.9)
24
(305.1)
21
(265.0)
26
(329.6)
28
(351.1)
18
(222.4)
2
(25.3)
9
(112.9)
13
(163.7)
8
(100.7)
13
(163.4)
11
(139.1)
7
(88.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
21
(266.7)
36
(457.2)
33
(419.6)
34
(429.1)
38
(481.7)
38
(476.5)
23
(284.2)
15
(189.5)
18
(225.8)
12
(151.2)
12
(151.0)
13
(163.4)
8
(101.2)
20
(252.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
220
(2,794)
293
(3,721)
307
(3,903)
260
(3,281)
251
(3,182)
224
(2,809)
209
(2,582)
246
(3,108)
217
(2,722)
208
(2,620)
162
(2,039)
166
(2,086)
175
(2,213)
134
(1,689)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(152.4)
17
(215.9)
13
(165.3)
26
(328.1)
20
(253.5)
14
(175.6)
12
(148.3)
13
(164.2)
10
(125.4)
9
(113.4)
8
(100.7)
10
(125.7)
6
(75.9)
8
(100.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(25.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(50.7)
2
(25.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(63.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)233.2281.9332.2287.2273.8301.5233.9170.9182.4179.9139.2148.9156.1118.5

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City-data.com crime index in Downingtown, PA

Crime rate in Downingtown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 19 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Downingtown, PA City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (11.5%), German (10.4%), Italian (10.1%), American (7.6%), Egyptian (2.8%), English (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/12/1859

Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 2.19 square miles.

Population density: 3,628 people per square mile   (average).

Downingtown, Pennsylvania map

1,042 residents are foreign born (5.1% Africa, 2.0% Latin America).

This borough:

12.9%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,910 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,324 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brandywine, DE (18.2 miles , pop. 78,620).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (29.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Thorndale, PA (1.6 miles ),
Eagleview, PA (2.0 miles ),
Caln, PA (2.0 miles ),
Exton, PA (2.1 miles ),
Lionville-Marchwood, PA (2.1 miles ),
Modena borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Coatesville, PA (2.5 miles ),
South Coatesville borough, PA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 40.01 N, Longitude: 75.71 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,096 (+26.0%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 641 (13.9%)

Area codes: 610, 484

Distribution of median household income in Downingtown, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Downingtown, PA in 2017
Downingtown satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Downingtown, PA
Historical housing units in Downingtown, PA

Population change in the 1990s: +105 (+1.4%).
Most common industries in Downingtown, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.7%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Downingtown, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)

Average climate in Downingtown, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Downingtown, Pennsylvania average temperatures Downingtown, Pennsylvania average precipitation Downingtown, Pennsylvania humidity Downingtown, Pennsylvania wind speed Downingtown, Pennsylvania snowfall Downingtown, Pennsylvania sunshine Downingtown, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 96.0. This is worse than average.

City:

96.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.236. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.236
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.83. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.83
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.338. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.338
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 16.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.09
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00304. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00304
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Downingtown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Downingtown borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 14.5 miles away from the borough center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Downingtown-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 28.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 27.3 miles away from Downingtown center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 281.8 miles away from Downingtown center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 266.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.2 miles away from Downingtown center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 326.2 miles away from Downingtown center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chester County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Downingtown topographic map

Main business address for: CHESTER VALLEY BANCORP INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED), DNB FINANCIAL CORP /PA/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Downingtown:

  • BRANDYWINE HOME HEALTH AGENCY (RIDGEWOOD CORPORATE CTR 406 BOOT ROAD)
  • SAINT MARTHA MANOR (470 MANOR DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Downingtown:

  • SURGERY CENTER OF CHESTER COUN (Hospital, about 3 miles away; EXTON, PA)
  • ASERACARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; EXTON, PA)
  • INN AT FREEDOM VILLAGE,THE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WEST BRANDYWINE, PA)
  • BRANDYWINE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; COATESVILLE, PA)
  • EXTON DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; EXTON, PA)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; EXTON, PA)
  • BARCLAY FRIENDS (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WEST CHESTER, PA)

Airports located in Downingtown:

Amtrak station:

DOWNINGTOWN (VIADUCT AVE.) . Services: public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Downingtown:

  • 18 miles: Limerick 1 and 2 in Pottstown, PA.

College/University in Downingtown:

  • Chester County Intermediate Unit (Full-time enrollment: 140; Location: 443 Boot Road; Public; Website: www.chestercountynursing.org)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Downingtown:

  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 5 miles; Exton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,731)
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (about 8 miles; West Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 14,492)
  • Immaculata University (about 8 miles; Immaculata, PA; FT enrollment: 2,912)
  • Delaware County Community College (about 17 miles; Media, PA; FT enrollment: 8,419)
  • Neumann University (about 17 miles; Aston, PA; FT enrollment: 2,622)
  • Cabrini College (about 19 miles; Radnor, PA; FT enrollment: 2,304)
  • Eastern University (about 19 miles; Saint Davids, PA; FT enrollment: 3,220)

Public high schools in Downingtown:

  • DOWNINGTOWN HS WEST CAMPUS (Students: 1,813, Location: 445 MANOR AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • 21ST CENTURY CYBER CS (Students: 467, Location: 126 WALLACE AVE., Grades: 6-12, Charter school)
  • CHESTER COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE HIGH SC (Location: 443 BOOT ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • DOWNINGTOWN STEM ACADEMY (Location: 335 MANOR AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Downingtown:

  • BISHOP SHANAHAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,197, Location: 220 WOODBINE RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • REGINA LUMENIS ACADEMY (Students: 81, Location: 40 W PENNSYLVANIA AVE, Grades: KG-11)
  • DEVEREUX DAY SCHOOL (Students: 55, Location: 600 BOOT RD, Grades: 3-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Downingtown:

Private elementary/middle school in Downingtown:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 637, Location: 340 MANOR AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Downingtown

Library in Downingtown:

  • DOWNINGTOWN LIBRARY COMPANY (Operating income: $267,063; Location: 330 EAST LANCASTER AVE; 23,823 books; 527 audio materials; 806 video materials; 29 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 53 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • There is a new school in Downingtown called The Brandywine School of Early Learning.
  • There is a new school in Downingtown called The Brandywine School of Early Learning.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Downingtown: North Park Plaza (A), Downingtown Fire Department / Alert Fire Company (B), Downingtown Boro Hall (C), Downingtown Library (D), Downingtown Police Station (E), Downingtown Fire Department / Minquas Fire Company 2 Emergency Medical Services (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Downingtown include: CHESTER VALLEY BANCORP INC (A), DNB FINANCIAL CORP /PA/ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Beaver Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Chester County - Courthouse- Henrietta Hankin (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 215 Windgate Drive), Downingtown Hist Society (849 East Lancaster Av).

Hotel: Edges Mill Inn Bed & Breakfast (4701 Edges Mill Rd).

Birthplace of: Miles Teller - Actor, Greg Cordivari - College football player.

Chester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Downingtown and their reported violations in the past:

MARSH CREEK STATE PARK (Population served: 1,630, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-08-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between NOV-04-2013 and DEC-04-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
PARADISE FARM CAMP (Population served: 260, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-02-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2008)
MRS MIKES (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-02-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
JUST MOMS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2014)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUN-22-2013 and JUL-22-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
EAST BRANDYWINE TWP PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This borough:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

58.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

8.6%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Downingtown in 2010:

  • 117 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 35 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Downingtown in 2000:

  • 123 people in nursing homes
  • 69 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 33 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 26 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 9 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Downingtown (2011 data):

  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Thorndale Branch, Downingtown Branch, Brandywine Square Branch. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • DNB First, National Association: Dnb First, National Association, Little Washington Branch, East End Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $607.7 mil, Deposits: $498.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Dnb Financial Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: Thorndale Branch at 3821 West Lincoln Highway, branch established on 2002/10/26. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Malvern Federal Savings Bank: West Uwchlan Avenue Branch at 537 West Uwchlan Avenue, branch established on 1994/11/15. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $665.4 mil, Deposits: $554.2 mil, headquarters in Paoli, PA, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • Fulton Bank, National Association: Brandywine Village Branch at 1267 Horseshoe Pike, branch established on 1995/07/31. Info updated 2010/12/30: Bank assets: $9,041.7 mil, Deposits: $6,700.3 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 122 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Susquehanna Bank: Downingtown Branch at 99 Manor Avenue, branch established on 2008/01/28. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Thorndale Acme Branch at 3951 West Lancaster Avenue, branch established on 1994/12/22. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited

For population 15 years and over in Downingtown:

Marital status in Downingtown, PA
  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Downingtown:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Downingtown
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Downingtown, PA (based on Chester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic212,11333
Mainline Protestant60,921156
Evangelical Protestant31,520167
Other6,09025
Black Protestant4,27125
Orthodox6754
None183,296-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 75
Chester County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Chester County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 91
Chester County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 322
Chester County:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Chester County:

7.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Chester County:

22.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Chester County:

14.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Downingtown:

51.4%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Downingtown:

49.7%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Downingtown:

28.5
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Downingtown:

21.1%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Downingtown:

33.4%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.2%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Downingtown:

80.0%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Downingtown, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 17$119,667$84,4718$20,066
Streets and Highways 7$27,493$47,1310$0
Other Government Administration 6$31,200$62,4008$3,148
Police - Other 3$11,420$45,6804$2,425
Solid Waste Management 2$8,772$52,6320$0
Sewerage 2$4,295$25,7700$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,403$40,8360$0
Financial Administration 0$0 3$10,405
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 38$206,250$65,13223$36,044

Downingtown government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $313,000 ($39.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($2.77)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,051,000 ($258.70)
    General Public Buildings: $1,258,000 ($158.68)
    Sewerage: $1,225,000 ($154.52)
    General - Other: $1,119,000 ($141.15)
    Regular Highways: $622,000 ($78.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $456,000 ($57.52)
    Central Staff Services: $369,000 ($46.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $241,000 ($30.40)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $220,000 ($27.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $191,000 ($24.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $83,000 ($10.47)
    Financial Administration: $55,000 ($6.94)
    Parking Facilities: $15,000 ($1.89)
    Health - Other: $10,000 ($1.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($0.38)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $2,228,000 ($281.03)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,263,000 ($159.31)
    Other Investments - Other: $968,000 ($122.10)
    Benefit Payments: $361,000 ($45.53)
    Withdrawals: $8,000 ($1.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $266,000 ($33.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $820,000 ($103.43)
    Police Protection: $101,000 ($12.74)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($3.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000 ($2.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($2.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,083,000 ($388.87)

Downingtown government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,216,000 ($153.38)
    Sewerage: $1,185,000 ($149.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $541,000 ($68.24)
    Parking Facilities: $23,000 ($2.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($2.02)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $276,000 ($34.81)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $98,000 ($12.36)
    Local Employee Contribution: $59,000 ($7.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $143,000 ($18.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $128,000 ($16.15)
    Rents: $74,000 ($9.33)
    General Revenue - Other: $34,000 ($4.29)
    Donations From Private Sources: $12,000 ($1.51)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($1.01)
    Sale of Property: $6,000 ($0.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $389,000 ($49.07)
    Highways: $151,000 ($19.05)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($1.01)
  • Tax - Property: $2,234,000 ($281.79)
    Individual Income: $1,016,000 ($128.15)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $412,000 ($51.97)
    Public Utility License: $154,000 ($19.42)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $88,000 ($11.10)

Downingtown government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,015,000 ($1263.24)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,214,000 ($1036.07)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,395,000 ($302.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $594,000 ($74.92)

Downingtown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,910,000 ($240.92)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,071,000 ($135.09)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,945,000 ($623.74)

5.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($92,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($817 average AGI)
Chester County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, PA  0.98% ($99,386 average AGI)
from Delaware County, PA  0.81% ($97,712)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.43% ($83,868)


5.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($98,807 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,965 average AGI)
Chester County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.90% ($86,622 average AGI)
to Delaware County, PA  0.58% ($114,050)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.43% ($65,058)
Businesses in Downingtown, PA
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1Lowe's1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets2
CVS1McDonald's1
Chick-Fil-A1New Balance2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Nike6
Cracker Barrel1Old Country Buffet1
Dairy Queen1Olive Garden1
Dunkin Donuts2PetSmart1
FedEx4Rite Aid3
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sprint Nextel1
GNC1Staples1
GameStop1Subaru1
H&R Block1Subway1
Home Depot1Talbots1
Honda1The Room Place2
Hyundai1U-Haul1
Kroger2UPS5
LA Fitness1Verizon Wireless2
Lane Bryant1Volkswagen1

Strongest AM radio stations in Downingtown:

  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCOJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; COATESVILLE, PA; Owner: WCOJ RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WCHE (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WEST CHESTER, PA; Owner: CHESTER COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Downingtown:

  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Downingtown:

  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Downingtown: Pinkerton R. Vaughn.

Downingtown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Downingtown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 45Number of bridges
  • 417ft / 127mTotal length
  • $9,878,000Total costs
  • 727,095Total average daily traffic
  • 48,870Total average daily truck traffic
  • 496,050Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic
New bridges in Downingtown, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11910-1919
  • 51920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 181960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Downingtown, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Downingtown)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Downingtown, PA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • DOWNINGTOWN, 175 Corner Kethch Rd (Lat: 40.029361 Lon: -75.748194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 67.1 m, Overall height: 69.8 m, Call Sign: WPJB878,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz... (+26 more), Grant Date: 05/03/2018, Expiration Date: 07/20/2028, Registrant: Acd Telecom, LLC., 103 Commerce St., Suite 180, Lake Mary, FL 32746, Phone: (407) 333-2300, Fax: (407) 333-2310, Email:
  • CHPA05, 175 Corner Kethch Rd (Lat: 40.029361 Lon: -75.748194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67 m, Overall height: 68.9 m, Call Sign: WQHL417,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/22/2017, Expiration Date: 08/29/2027, Certifier: M Jay Groce, Registrant: Delaware County Emergency Services, 360 N. Middletown Rd., Media, PA 19063-5594, Phone: (610) 565-8700, Fax: (610) 892-9583, Email:
  • DOWNINGTOWN, Lat: 40.018000 Lon: -75.714889, Call Sign: WQIV934,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.256 MHz, Grant Date: 05/30/2008, Expiration Date: 05/30/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/04/2018, Certifier: John A Lichman, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N. Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • Downington UnitSub, Lat: 40.004417 Lon: -75.701111, Type: Pole, Structure height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WQMQ231,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2010, Expiration Date: 10/20/2020, Certifier: Michael Pezzano, Registrant: Exelon Energy, 2900 Lord Baltimore Dr, Baltimore, MD 21244, Phone: (410) 470-8561, Fax: (410) 470-8599, Email:
  • 1CH5566A, 175 Corner Kethch Rd (Lat: 40.029361 Lon: -75.748194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 67.1 m, Overall height: 69.8 m, Call Sign: WQUR702,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/22/2014, Expiration Date: 09/22/2024, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • CALN, Route 282 (Lat: 40.016500 Lon: -75.705972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 82.2 m, Call Sign: WQUS895,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/01/2014, Expiration Date: 10/01/2024, Certifier: John Haynes, Registrant: Acd Telecom, LLC, 103 Commerce Street Unit 180, Lake Mary, FL 32746, Phone: (407) 333-2300, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

141 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Downingtown)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Downingtown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED44$185,06840$190,700169$173,6869$23,3331$375,00012$146,917
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$133,0007$257,28623$171,0871$5,0000$02$137,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$178,6672$133,00078$159,6283$17,6670$02$21,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$205,3336$192,50052$165,7691$10,0000$06$137,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$161,5002$117,50015$156,0672$8,5000$01$113,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3041.01 , 3041.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$190,8578$177,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$222,0002$198,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$201,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3041.01 , 3041.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Downingtown, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Downingtown, PA - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 44
  • Hazardous Condition: 19
Fire incident types in Downingtown, PA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Downingtown, PA
Most common first names in Downingtown, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary18980.2 years
John18372.8 years
William15773.5 years
Robert11070.4 years
Charles10475.8 years
Joseph9773.1 years
James9770.9 years
George9173.1 years
Margaret9080.1 years
Helen8679.4 years
Most common last names in Downingtown, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4375.6 years
Brown3977.2 years
Miller3772.1 years
Johnson3177.1 years
Thompson3077.7 years
Moore2777.8 years
Davis2277.6 years
Thomas2171.5 years
Jones1971.4 years
Wilson1974.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Downingtown, PA
  • 53.3%Utility gas
  • 29.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.5%Electricity
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Coal or coke
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Downingtown, PA
  • 66.9%Electricity
  • 22.6%Utility gas
  • 6.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.7%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Other fuel


Downingtown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Downingtown on our top lists:

  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sierra Leone (population 500+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Egypt (population 500+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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