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North Coventry township, PA map Land area: 13.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 7,381 (82% urban, 18% rural)
Males: 3,660  (49.6%)
Females: 3,721  (50.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 7,380 (5,856 owner occupied, 1,524 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

29%


Races in North Coventry township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.7%
  • Black: 1.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 40.1
Median age of females: 41.2

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Average household size: 2.45

North Coventry township:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.95

Estimated median household income in 2009: $64,844 ($51,954 in 1999)
This township:

$64,844
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $822 (lower quartile is $733, upper quartile is $952)
Here:

$822
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $282,994 (it was $153,000 in 2000)
North Coventry township:

$282,994
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $201,429 - $339,491

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $263,757
Here:

$263,757
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $186,903
Here:

$186,903
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $278,421
Here:

$278,421
State:

$166,566

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $186,294
Here:

$186,294
State:

$225,726

Mobile homes: $18,676
Here:

$18,676
State:

$35,442
Population density: 551 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

4.5%
Whole state:

11.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

1.3%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: South Pottstown, Kenilworth.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in North Coventry township: Camp Fern Brook (A), Cold Spring Park (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in North Coventry township include: Shenkel United Church of Christ (A), Temple Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Shenkel United Church of Christ Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Neimans Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 169 (57% naturalized citizens)

North Coventry township:  2.3%
State:  4.1%

64% of North Coventry township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Pennsylvania.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 6094
  • Northeast: 522
  • Midwest: 258
  • South: 186
  • West: 126

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $120,300

North Coventry township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,152
  • One, attached: 238
  • Two: 34
  • 3 or 4: 88
  • 5 to 9: 103
  • 10 to 19: 276
  • 20 to 49: 190
  • 50 or more: 20
  • Mobile homes: 13

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,500


Housing units in North Coventry township with a mortgage: 1,395 (76 second mortgage, 288 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 659

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 11
  • 1995 to 1998: 142
  • 1990 to 1994: 97
  • 1980 to 1989: 276
  • 1970 to 1979: 600
  • 1960 to 1969: 802
  • 1950 to 1959: 490
  • 1940 to 1949: 185
  • 1939 or earlier: 511

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in North Coventry township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 21
  • 4 rooms: 68
  • 5 rooms: 325
  • 6 rooms: 509
  • 7 rooms: 431
  • 8 rooms: 461
  • 9 or more rooms: 353

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in North Coventry township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 14
  • 2 rooms: 64
  • 3 rooms: 297
  • 4 rooms: 248
  • 5 rooms: 97
  • 6 rooms: 50
  • 7 rooms: 47
  • 8 rooms: 9
  • 9 or more rooms: 18

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in North Coventry township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 23
  • 2 bedrooms: 227
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,223
  • 4 bedrooms: 592
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 103

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in North Coventry township:

  • no bedroom: 14
  • 1 bedroom: 382
  • 2 bedrooms: 305
  • 3 bedrooms: 112
  • 4 bedrooms: 25
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 6

Cars and other vehicles available in North Coventry township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 62
  • 1 vehicle: 459
  • 2 vehicles: 1,043
  • 3 vehicles: 460
  • 4 vehicles: 112
  • 5 or more vehicles: 32

Cars and other vehicles available in North Coventry township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 74
  • 1 vehicle: 470
  • 2 vehicles: 252
  • 3 vehicles: 48
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Chemicals (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Chemicals (4%)
  • Personal and laundry services (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in North Coventry township:

  • German (31.0%)
  • Italian (13.2%)
  • Irish (12.0%)
  • English (9.7%)
  • Polish (6.5%)
  • United States or American (5.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German (1.9%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • United Kingdom (17%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (14%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Vietnam (11%)
  • Egypt (8%)
  • Yugoslavia (7%)
  • Japan (5%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,243 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 357 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16 (0%)
  • Railroad: 21 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 37 (1%)
  • Walked: 46 (1%)
  • Other means: 30 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 108 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (63%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

95.3% of residents of North Coventry township speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (28% speak English very well, 40% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 19% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,381
  • In family households: 6,312 (1,714 male householders, 389 female householders)
    1,728 spouses, 2,136 children (2,038 natural, 14 adopted, 84 stepchildren), 61 grandchildren, 30 brothers or sisters, 30 parents, 128 other relatives, 96 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,069 (416 male householders (308 living alone)), 485 female householders (435 living alone)), 168 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 972 2-persons, 507 3-persons, 419 4-persons, 155 5-persons, 47 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 743 1-person, 144 2-persons, 14 3-persons,

1,290 married couples with children.
247 single-parent households (66 men, 181 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 109
Here:

15.4%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 60
Here:

13.3%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 60
Here:

23.7%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in North Coventry township:

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