Health and Nutrition of Exton, PA Residents

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Fifty percent of Exton residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 20 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of four meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 50.4%
  • Chester County 49.2%
  • Pennsylvania 49.8%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Exton 20.2
  • County 21.7
  • State 21.5

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.6
  • County 3.6
  • State 3.5

Meals from fast food or pizza place (#/week)

  • Exton 1.7
  • County 1.8
  • State 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Exton 1.9
  • Chester County 1.7
  • State 1.7

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Exton 3.4
  • Chester County 3.7
  • State 3.5

The average Exton resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Fourteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty two percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Exton residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 49 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.8
  • Chester County 2.0
  • Pennsylvania 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 13.5%
  • County 17.0%
  • State 15.9%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 21.6%
  • Chester County 21.7%
  • Pennsylvania 21.1%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 49.0%
  • Chester County 45.9%
  • Pennsylvania 46.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Exton 3.1
  • Chester County 2.7
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Exton 2.9
  • County 2.7
  • Pennsylvania 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Exton 24.3
  • County 22.1
  • State 22.2

The average height of Exton residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 182 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty seven percent of people living here are obese. Forty eight percent have ever been obese. Thirty nine percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 67.2
  • Chester County 66.9
  • State 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Exton 182.2
  • County 179.9
  • State 180.1

Average BMI

  • Here 28.7
  • Chester County 28.6
  • State 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 36.5%
  • Chester County 36.9%
  • Pennsylvania 37.5%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 48.0%
  • County 48.8%
  • State 49.4%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Exton 39.1%
  • Chester County 34.2%
  • Pennsylvania 34.6%

Sixty three percent of Exton residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty four percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty three percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Two percent have ever used heroin. Fourteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 62.9%
  • Chester County 65.0%
  • Pennsylvania 64.2%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 24.2%
  • Chester County 24.7%
  • Pennsylvania 23.8%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Exton 22.8%
  • County 22.0%
  • State 21.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Exton 2.4%
  • Chester County 3.4%
  • State 3.2%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 13.9%
  • Chester County 13.7%
  • Pennsylvania 12.8%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Seven percent of people living in Exton have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty seven percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 7.3%
  • Chester County 10.2%
  • State 10.6%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Exton 46.5%
  • County 46.6%
  • State 47.7%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • Chester County 3.1%
  • Pennsylvania 3.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Exton residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 0.9
  • County 1.1
  • Pennsylvania 1.2

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Eleven percent of Exton residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Five percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Seventy one percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty one percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Nineteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty two percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty two percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 10.8%
  • County 11.8%
  • State 11.7%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • County 5.9%
  • Pennsylvania 5.8%

People 40+ that ever had wisdom teeth removed (%)

  • Here 70.9%
  • Chester County 68.7%
  • Pennsylvania 68.9%

People 40+ that ever had tonsils teeth removed (%)

  • Here 30.7%
  • County 28.7%
  • Pennsylvania 30.2%

People 40+ that ever had a loss of consciousness because of a head injury (%)

  • Here 19.3%
  • County 15.9%
  • Pennsylvania 16.1%

People 40+ that ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull (%)

  • Here 21.8%
  • County 23.4%
  • State 21.9%

People 40+ that ever had two or more sinus infections (%)

  • Exton 41.6%
  • Chester County 42.7%
  • State 41.9%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Seventy five percent of people living in Exton are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Exton 75.3%
  • County 74.5%
  • State 75.8%

Eighteen percent of people living in Exton have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty four percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty one percent of people in Exton frequently check their blood cholesterol. Fourteen percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Exton 18.4%
  • County 23.0%
  • Pennsylvania 24.7%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Exton 23.9%
  • County 24.8%
  • Pennsylvania 25.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Exton 40.6%
  • Chester County 42.3%
  • State 44.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 14.4%
  • Chester County 19.6%
  • Pennsylvania 20.8%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Forty three percent of people living in Exton use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 42.6%
  • Chester County 35.4%
  • State 35.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Twenty six percent of Exton residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty five percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty three percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty three percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty six percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Nineteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Eleven percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Exton 25.6%
  • Chester County 25.9%
  • State 25.9%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Exton 25.4%
  • Chester County 27.2%
  • Pennsylvania 27.2%

People who have trouble sleeping or sleeping too much (%)

  • Exton 43.0%
  • Chester County 42.0%
  • Pennsylvania 41.6%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 53.4%
  • Chester County 51.4%
  • Pennsylvania 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Exton 25.7%
  • County 27.5%
  • State 27.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Exton 19.7%
  • Chester County 21.8%
  • State 21.1%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 19.1%
  • County 19.2%
  • Pennsylvania 18.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Exton 10.8%
  • County 13.9%
  • Pennsylvania 13.7%

People having thoughts they would be better off dead (%)

  • Exton 4.1%
  • County 4.4%
  • Pennsylvania 4.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Exton residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.9
  • Chester County 2.2
  • State 2.2

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Eighty two percent of people living in Exton have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Ten percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.0 days per month on average. They have 5.3 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 22 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 81.9%
  • County 81.0%
  • Pennsylvania 79.5%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 9.5%
  • Chester County 10.1%
  • Pennsylvania 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 5.0
  • County 5.0
  • Pennsylvania 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Exton 5.3
  • County 5.6
  • Pennsylvania 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 22.0
  • Chester County 23.8
  • Pennsylvania 23.4

Ninety seven percent of Exton residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety four percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty seven percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty one percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Exton have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety eight percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Ninety two percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty six percent have ever had anal sex. Twelve percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Exton were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 24 women. He has vaginal sex with 19 women. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 3.4 men on average. They have had 2.0 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Exton were 18 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on six men in their lifetime. Seven percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Exton has vaginal or anal sex 63 times a year. Sixty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Exton 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with nine men on average. They have had eight male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty three percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

People 18+ that ever had sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) (%)

  • Here 97.1%
  • County 97.5%
  • Pennsylvania 97.2%

Males 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a woman (%)

  • Exton 94.3%
  • County 94.5%
  • State 94.6%

Males 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a woman (%)

  • Exton 87.4%
  • County 87.9%
  • State 86.9%

Males 18+ that ever had anal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 50.7%
  • Chester County 48.4%
  • Pennsylvania 48.0%

Males 18+ that ever had any sex with a man (%)

  • Here 6.7%
  • Chester County 6.0%
  • State 5.9%

Females 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a man (%)

  • Exton 97.6%
  • County 97.5%
  • Pennsylvania 97.3%

Females 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a man (%)

  • Here 91.9%
  • County 85.2%
  • Pennsylvania 84.5%

Females 18+ that ever had anal sex with a man (%)

  • Exton 46.0%
  • County 38.9%
  • Pennsylvania 38.1%

Females 18+ that ever had any kind of sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 11.8%
  • County 11.8%
  • Pennsylvania 11.4%

Average age people first had sex

  • Exton 17.0
  • Chester County 16.7
  • State 16.8

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 23.6
  • Chester County 25.7
  • State 27.0

Average number of female vaginal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Exton 19.0
  • County 21.0
  • Pennsylvania 21.2

Average age people first performed oral sex on a woman (18+)

  • Exton 21.0
  • County 21.7
  • Pennsylvania 21.7

Average number of woman performed oral sex on in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 5.0
  • County 5.3
  • Pennsylvania 5.1

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 3.4
  • County 2.5
  • State 3.5

Average number of male anal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Exton 2.0
  • Chester County 1.4
  • State 2.0

Average age people first performed oral sex on a man (18+)

  • Here 17.7
  • County 20.6
  • Pennsylvania 19.9

Average number of male oral sex partners in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 5.5
  • County 5.4
  • State 5.9

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Exton 6.5%
  • Chester County 7.7%
  • State 8.7%

Average number of times people have vaginal or anal sex a year

  • Here 62.6
  • Chester County 62.8
  • State 60.6

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 60.3%
  • County 56.7%
  • Pennsylvania 54.1%

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Exton 9.1
  • Chester County 12.4
  • State 11.2

Average number of male vaginal sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Exton 8.5
  • Chester County 11.0
  • State 9.8

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 0.4
  • Chester County 0.5
  • Pennsylvania 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 83.0%
  • County 82.3%
  • State 82.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ten percent of households in Exton use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Five percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 10.1%
  • County 10.0%
  • State 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Chester County 4.4%
  • Pennsylvania 4.4%

Exton residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Thirty percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.8
  • County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Exton 30.0%
  • Chester County 32.5%
  • State 31.9%

Fifty one percent of Exton residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Exton 50.6%
  • County 52.7%
  • State 50.8%

Twenty one percent of Exton residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty two percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Twenty eight percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty three percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty eight percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.4 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Exton 21.4%
  • Chester County 21.7%
  • State 21.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 42.2%
  • Chester County 36.3%
  • Pennsylvania 37.3%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 27.7%
  • Chester County 29.9%
  • State 28.8%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Exton 23.1%
  • County 19.0%
  • State 18.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 48.2%
  • County 42.3%
  • Pennsylvania 41.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.4
  • Chester County 6.1
  • Pennsylvania 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.6
  • Chester County 2.8
  • Pennsylvania 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.4
  • Chester County 1.2
  • Pennsylvania 1.2

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Eight percent of Exton residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Two percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Five percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty four percent are overweight. Eighteen percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Eleven percent of people living in Exton have ever received a blood transfusion. Sixteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty three percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Three percent have ever been told they had gout. Three percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Three percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Three percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Two percent have ever had emphysema. Seven percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Eight percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 8.1%
  • Chester County 11.5%
  • State 10.7%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 2.5%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 3.9%
  • State 3.9%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 34.0%
  • County 33.9%
  • Pennsylvania 34.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 17.8%
  • Chester County 22.2%
  • Pennsylvania 20.2%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Exton 11.1%
  • Chester County 11.6%
  • Pennsylvania 12.4%

People having trouble seeing even with glass/contacts (%)

  • Exton 16.1%
  • Chester County 19.3%
  • Pennsylvania 19.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 22.9%
  • Chester County 26.2%
  • Pennsylvania 27.5%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 3.9%
  • State 4.1%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • Chester County 3.6%
  • Pennsylvania 3.8%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • Chester County 3.1%
  • Pennsylvania 3.5%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • County 2.2%
  • Pennsylvania 2.5%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • Chester County 3.9%
  • State 4.2%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Exton 2.6%
  • County 4.1%
  • Pennsylvania 4.3%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Exton 1.7%
  • Chester County 3.9%
  • State 3.5%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Exton 7.3%
  • Chester County 7.4%
  • Pennsylvania 8.1%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • County 4.0%
  • Pennsylvania 4.0%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 1.7%
  • Chester County 3.7%
  • Pennsylvania 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 7.6%
  • Chester County 9.3%
  • Pennsylvania 9.8%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty percent of births in Exton were vaginal deliveries. Forty percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty nine percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty five percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty percent of women in Exton have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Ten percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy eight percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Nine percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twenty percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Nineteen percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Exton 60.3%
  • County 64.7%
  • State 65.5%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 39.7%
  • County 35.3%
  • State 34.5%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Exton 99.5%
  • County 99.4%
  • State 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Exton 59.0%
  • County 60.3%
  • Pennsylvania 60.1%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Exton 65.0%
  • Chester County 52.7%
  • State 53.0%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 20.3%
  • Chester County 22.3%
  • Pennsylvania 24.1%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Exton 10.2%
  • Chester County 12.1%
  • State 13.1%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 78.2%
  • County 75.0%
  • Pennsylvania 74.0%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 9.3%
  • Chester County 8.3%
  • Pennsylvania 7.9%

Women that have ever used Depo-Provera or injectables (%)

  • Here 19.9%
  • Chester County 15.3%
  • State 15.2%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 18.8%
  • County 17.6%
  • State 19.6%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Exton report their general health condition on average at 59 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 42 percent of Exton residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Exton are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Exton 58.7%
  • Chester County 55.7%
  • State 55.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 5.4%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 4.3%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Exton 41.8%
  • County 40.0%
  • State 38.7%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 9.5%
  • Chester County 8.5%
  • State 8.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People in Exton spend $349 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 21 percent of their income. The average family in Exton spends $75 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $143 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is eight percent of their income. They also spend $21 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Exton $349
  • County $368
  • Pennsylvania $356

Income spent on food at supermarket/grocery store (%)

  • Here 21.5%
  • County 24.2%
  • State 23.5%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Exton $75
  • Chester County $69
  • Pennsylvania $70

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • Chester County 3.8%
  • State 4.1%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $143
  • County $146
  • Pennsylvania $137

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 8.0%
  • County 6.5%
  • State 6.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $21
  • Chester County $25
  • Pennsylvania $23

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Exton 1.4%
  • County 1.2%
  • Pennsylvania 1.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Exton report their general condition of hearing on average at 81 percent. Eighty four percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Nineteen percent of Exton population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty three percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Eighteen percent of people in Exton had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 80.6%
  • Chester County 78.5%
  • Pennsylvania 78.0%

People that can hear a whisper from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 83.7%
  • County 76.6%
  • State 77.9%

People that can hear normal voice from across a quiet room (%)

  • Exton 96.0%
  • Chester County 94.6%
  • Pennsylvania 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Exton 19.0%
  • Chester County 21.0%
  • State 20.6%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Exton 43.4%
  • County 42.7%
  • Pennsylvania 43.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Exton 18.1%
  • County 15.4%
  • State 15.4%

Twenty five percent of Exton residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Exton 24.7%
  • Chester County 24.8%
  • Pennsylvania 27.3%

Fifteen percent of Exton residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Twenty one percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Seven percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Seven percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Seven percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Here 14.5%
  • County 19.8%
  • Pennsylvania 19.1%

People limited in amount of work they can do (%)

  • Exton 21.3%
  • Chester County 25.8%
  • Pennsylvania 25.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Exton 7.4%
  • County 9.6%
  • Pennsylvania 9.9%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Exton 7.0%
  • County 10.5%
  • Pennsylvania 10.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Exton 6.5%
  • Chester County 7.8%
  • Pennsylvania 8.6%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

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