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People

Total Population 7,930
Male Share of the Population 52.5%
Female Share of the Population 47.5%
Senior Citizens 13.5%
Employed Population 16+ 4,451
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 39.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 32.2%
Median Earnings25+ $41,218
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $33,047
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,674

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,159
% Above Poverty Level 91.6%
% Below Poverty Level 8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.5%
% Using Public Transportation 2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.8%
Median Gross Rent $984
Median House Value $219,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.4%
US/American 0%
English 6.5%
Irish 23.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Downingtown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles NW of Wilmington, Delaware (center to center)
Nearest Large City 28 miles W of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Chester
Standard Zip Codes 19335, 19372
Phone Area Codes 610
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.006
Longitude -75.703

Downingtown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WEST CHESTER 2 NW
Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station PHOENIXVILLE 1 E
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.8 inches
Station NORRISTOWN
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Coatesville 13,152 $41,124
Kennett Square 6,117 $72,879
Malvern 3,263 $85,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Downingtown Public Libraries

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Downingtown Library Company
330 EAST LANCASTER AVE
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
(610) 269-2741

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610-269-4400
Serves 1,637 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.4

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