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Housing Data

Housing — Age of Housing

Source: US Census Bureau (see below).

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Geography Total Units Built % Built 2010 or Later* Built 2014 or Later Built 2010 to 2013 Built 2000 to 2009 Built 1990 to 1999 Built 1980 to 1989 Built 1970 to 1979 Built 1960 to 1969 Built 1950 to 1959 Built 1940 to 1949 Built 1939 or Earlier
Chester County 197,919 18.5% 1,112 4,300 31,287 30,957 31,617 27,696 19,668 17,588 5,934 27,760
Atglen Boro. 518 21.0% 0 0 109 84 41 24 29 40 6 185
Avondale Boro. 434 22.6% 3 71 24 11 52 27 7 28 31 180
Birmingham Twp. 1,503 4.9% 0 0 74 553 381 280 68 30 0 117
Caln Twp. 5,731 18.0% 30 68 936 585 1,215 1,110 826 416 259 286
Charlestown Twp. 1,911 31.8% 0 11 597 503 154 174 169 100 23 180
Coatesville City 5,152 16.5% 0 6 846 282 186 212 269 414 606 2,331
Downingtown Boro. 3,469 7.3% 0 31 221 142 202 521 565 623 153 1,011
East Bradford Twp. 3,767 7.6% 0 9 277 999 1,360 477 188 73 76 308
East Brandywine Twp. 2,944 35.8% 106 481 467 496 379 469 213 76 56 201
East Caln Twp. 2,368 46.5% 13 0 1,087 239 370 323 223 85 28 0
East Coventry Twp. 2,488 41.7% 0 89 948 124 239 292 304 270 57 165
East Fallowfield Twp. 2,846 29.1% 0 0 828 383 252 656 158 348 136 85
East Goshen Twp. 8,610 13.0% 0 65 1,055 1,356 2,316 2,288 893 423 73 141
East Marlborough Twp. 2,901 22.8% 0 38 623 529 516 375 151 155 36 478
East Nantmeal Twp. 668 7.3% 0 0 49 124 124 89 43 28 23 188
East Nottingham Twp. 2,888 43.5% 0 143 1,113 648 193 279 87 63 59 303
East Pikeland Twp. 3,230 21.9% 21 53 632 629 524 253 352 288 252 226
East Vincent Twp. 2,398 23.8% 0 0 571 371 208 195 307 282 49 415
East Whiteland Twp. 3,889 13.9% 28 32 482 500 598 699 590 637 140 183
Easttown Twp. 4,209 9.0% 0 39 341 405 537 381 917 1,030 87 472
Elk Twp. 656 23.8% 0 9 147 150 105 95 37 44 3 66
Elverson Boro. 752 34.4% 5 109 145 312 24 31 9 9 6 102
Franklin Twp. 1,623 22.4% 13 20 331 409 315 280 67 96 27 65
Highland Twp. 501 12.2% 3 0 58 60 44 67 58 56 27 128
Honey Brook Boro. 757 17.4% 0 27 105 97 72 58 51 69 37 241
Honey Brook Twp. 2,939 35.8% 20 187 845 528 560 371 119 89 0 220
Kennett Square Boro. 2,157 5.4% 31 56 30 117 201 304 176 260 134 848
Kennett Twp. 3,332 21.7% 33 140 549 810 506 570 188 249 35 252
London Britain Twp. 1,169 18.5% 3 31 182 129 315 228 67 72 44 98
London Grove Twp. 2,631 43.3% 64 176 900 471 262 225 117 185 0 231
Londonderry Twp. 884 39.5% 5 78 266 107 91 131 44 50 17 95
Lower Oxford Twp. 1,098 19.5% 22 14 178 209 174 86 93 116 55 151
Malvern Boro. 1,640 11.3% 66 82 37 226 172 258 170 224 32 373
Modena Boro. 244 4.1% 0 0 10 3 10 15 20 31 22 133
New Garden Twp. 4,094 26.1% 26 74 970 1,396 539 243 222 220 92 312
New London Twp. 1,978 28.0% 6 108 439 537 508 144 17 47 0 172
Newlin Twp. 507 23.9% 2 18 101 60 75 97 19 35 21 79
North Coventry Twp. 3,386 10.7% 0 19 343 260 297 637 733 355 87 655
Oxford Boro. 2,148 12.0% 0 0 257 299 173 298 235 143 171 572
Parkesburg Boro. 1,481 17.6% 0 48 212 184 101 82 140 87 9 618
Penn Twp. 2,281 46.4% 0 32 1,026 564 263 227 33 63 0 73
Pennsbury Twp. 1,448 11.0% 37 17 106 224 456 245 202 93 20 48
Phoenixville Boro. 7,700 8.8% 55 56 563 403 849 978 730 800 452 2,814
Pocopson Twp. 1,202 24.7% 4 37 256 193 233 177 111 108 9 74
Sadsbury Twp. 1,551 38.8% 47 70 485 142 81 128 76 124 64 334
Schuylkill Twp. 3,239 21.9% 8 15 687 666 189 295 577 299 155 348
South Coatesville Boro. 642 25.2% 0 27 135 10 20 43 39 89 71 208
South Coventry Twp. 988 30.1% 0 8 289 99 80 76 75 158 22 181
Spring City Boro. 1,518 3.6% 0 0 55 66 48 126 97 197 74 855
Thornbury Twp. 1,230 29.1% 0 26 332 501 110 80 41 95 13 32
Tredyffrin Twp. 12,280 2.6% 47 18 249 1,117 3,087 1,838 2,182 2,015 402 1,325
Upper Oxford Twp. 860 21.0% 0 4 177 264 88 99 32 11 38 147
Upper Uwchlan Twp. 3,757 42.8% 9 54 1,545 744 790 302 35 96 27 155
Uwchlan Twp. 7,026 14.7% 4 143 888 1,414 1,906 1,386 966 144 11 164
Valley Twp. 2,963 36.3% 55 249 772 614 224 222 205 203 55 364
Wallace Twp. 1,183 17.2% 0 42 161 246 204 206 47 41 88 148
Warwick Twp. 1,171 11.0% 0 10 119 122 110 333 92 92 33 260
West Bradford Twp. 4,434 19.4% 25 79 758 437 1,275 1,013 378 112 63 294
West Brandywine Twp. 2,972 13.1% 0 0 388 874 632 436 186 224 27 205
West Caln Twp. 3,479 32.4% 58 9 1,061 767 426 468 209 141 41 299
West Chester Boro. 7,303 8.2% 113 296 188 371 501 588 641 711 337 3,557
West Fallowfield Twp. 949 10.1% 0 2 94 151 130 131 49 104 71 217
West Goshen Twp. 8,921 12.5% 35 356 728 1,268 1,122 1,863 1,458 1,324 279 488
West Grove Boro. 914 12.8% 3 0 114 102 54 59 114 131 72 265
West Marlborough Twp. 409 9.3% 7 3 28 26 31 75 25 20 17 177
West Nantmeal Twp. 838 11.0% 5 16 71 156 122 168 61 42 27 170
West Nottingham Twp. 980 22.8% 10 24 189 263 142 99 41 72 47 93
West Pikeland Twp. 1,554 16.5% 0 8 248 440 378 61 74 78 38 229
West Sadsbury Twp. 830 7.7% 0 11 53 166 166 158 50 69 25 132
West Vincent Twp. 1,749 37.9% 45 117 500 306 163 118 53 95 0 352
West Whiteland Twp. 7,138 13.6% 0 40 931 1,722 1,681 1,050 726 555 217 216
Westtown Twp. 3,962 8.6% 11 132 198 595 950 801 626 516 31 102
Willistown Twp. 4,547 13.4% 34 67 508 597 715 503 496 920 139 568

Source: US Census Bureau, B25034, Year Structure Built, Universe: Housing Units, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

Last Updated: Data accessed Jan. 2019

Note: * A house constructed after 2010 is more likely to have a newer roof, water heater, siding and HV/AC, and so have lower maintenance-associated costs.