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Land Use and Development Data

Land Use and Development — Land Use 2015

Source: Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (see below).

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Geography Total Acres Single-family
Residential
Multi-family
Residential
Industrial Transportation Utility Commercial Community
Services
Military Recreation Agriculture Mining Wooded Vacant Water
Chester County 485,468 19.2% 1.0% 0.5% 8.6% 0.5% 2.1% 1.0% 0.0% 2.1% 34.9% 0.2% 25.9% 3.0% 1.0%
Atglen Boro. 567 26.7% 0.6% 0.1% 11.2% 1.0% 3.8% 1.5% 0.0% 0.5% 31.1% 0.0% 19.7% 3.6% 0.2%
Avondale Boro. 315 22.9% 1.8% 0.0% 10.3% 0.0% 14.0% 0.3% 0.0% 2.0% 13.6% 6.2% 11.3% 14.6% 2.8%
Birmingham Twp. 4,173 30.8% 1.1% 0.0% 11.3% 0.5% 1.2% 0.5% 0.0% 3.9% 24.4% 0.0% 20.5% 4.0% 1.9%
Caln Twp. 5,697 23.7% 3.7% 1.2% 16.2% 0.8% 5.8% 3.1% 0.0% 5.2% 5.2% 0.0% 29.3% 5.4% 0.4%
Charlestown Twp. 8,010 20.2% 1.3% 0.5% 8.9% 0.1% 1.4% 0.6% 0.0% 1.2% 26.2% 1.0% 36.2% 2.2% 0.4%
Coatesville City 1,183 14.8% 19.4% 6.5% 18.1% 0.5% 8.8% 3.6% 0.0% 2.8% 0.2% 0.0% 19.6% 4.8% 1.0%
Downingtown Boro. 1,417 14.0% 11.3% 6.9% 19.4% 0.2% 7.6% 5.8% 0.0% 12.0% 4.9% 0.0% 10.9% 5.4% 1.5%
East Bradford Twp. 9,683 25.7% 1.4% 0.0% 9.7% 0.9% 0.7% 0.3% 0.0% 2.5% 26.2% 0.0% 28.3% 3.2% 1.1%
East Brandywine Twp. 7,144 31.8% 0.8% 0.3% 11.3% 0.1% 0.6% 0.8% 0.0% 3.7% 16.5% 0.0% 27.6% 5.6% 0.8%
East Caln Twp. 2,357 17.7% 2.7% 2.8% 14.8% 0.6% 10.7% 1.6% 0.0% 7.1% 0.9% 9.8% 22.6% 5.6% 3.0%
East Coventry Twp. 6,911 26.6% 1.0% 0.8% 9.6% 0.6% 1.2% 0.8% 0.0% 0.3% 39.5% 0.0% 16.6% 0.9% 1.9%
East Fallowfield Twp. 10,006 18.0% 0.1% 0.0% 6.1% 0.7% 0.6% 0.4% 0.0% 1.0% 36.9% 0.7% 32.3% 2.5% 0.7%
East Goshen Twp. 6,497 39.1% 6.2% 0.6% 18.1% 0.2% 3.2% 1.1% 0.0% 7.5% 6.0% 0.0% 14.3% 2.9% 0.8%
East Marlborough Twp. 9,942 19.4% 0.4% 0.0% 8.0% 0.0% 2.2% 3.0% 0.0% 2.2% 44.5% 0.0% 16.9% 2.6% 0.8%
East Nantmeal Twp. 10,475 8.0% 0.0% 0.2% 3.0% 0.7% 0.2% 0.2% 0.0% 2.3% 35.3% 0.0% 46.2% 3.1% 0.8%
East Nottingham Twp. 12,869 16.9% 0.0% 0.2% 6.3% 0.3% 1.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.6% 57.1% 0.0% 13.9% 3.0% 0.5%
East Pikeland Twp. 5,684 25.2% 2.1% 0.5% 10.5% 1.2% 3.7% 0.8% 0.0% 1.0% 29.7% 0.0% 22.5% 1.3% 1.6%
East Vincent Twp. 8,733 22.1% 0.1% 0.0% 7.9% 0.4% 1.3% 2.9% 0.0% 3.6% 41.8% 0.0% 15.7% 2.6% 1.8%
East Whiteland Twp. 7,035 18.8% 1.1% 0.5% 18.1% 2.8% 12.7% 4.1% 0.0% 5.3% 5.8% 4.4% 19.4% 6.0% 1.1%
Easttown Twp. 5,281 47.6% 1.9% 0.0% 18.4% 0.1% 2.1% 1.5% 0.0% 4.6% 6.9% 0.0% 15.6% 1.0% 0.4%
Elk Twp. 6,450 9.5% 0.0% 0.0% 3.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 52.5% 0.0% 32.4% 1.2% 0.9%
Elverson Boro. 643 18.3% 9.0% 2.3% 11.7% 2.3% 3.7% 6.4% 0.0% 2.9% 12.6% 0.0% 20.3% 10.3% 0.4%
Franklin Twp. 8,394 20.1% 0.1% 0.0% 6.8% 0.2% 0.3% 0.1% 0.0% 2.0% 41.0% 0.0% 26.4% 2.4% 0.6%
Highland Twp. 10,995 2.8% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 0.0% 0.3% 75.3% 0.0% 19.2% 0.5% 0.3%
Honey Brook Boro. 305 40.0% 2.7% 0.0% 18.3% 0.2% 12.3% 5.2% 0.0% 1.7% 18.1% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3% 0.1%
Honey Brook Twp. 16,132 10.1% 0.4% 0.4% 3.7% 0.7% 1.3% 0.3% 0.0% 1.4% 54.4% 0.5% 23.4% 2.0% 1.4%
Kennett Square Boro. 691 41.5% 2.3% 2.2% 20.4% 0.4% 10.8% 2.7% 0.0% 6.7% 3.3% 0.0% 5.1% 4.5% 0.0%
Kennett Twp. 9,901 24.0% 1.2% 0.3% 9.5% 0.4% 1.9% 0.7% 0.0% 1.3% 26.8% 0.0% 27.0% 6.0% 0.7%
London Britain Twp. 6,273 21.4% 0.0% 0.0% 7.2% 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.0% 0.7% 28.0% 0.0% 39.6% 1.8% 0.9%
London Grove Twp. 11,035 15.6% 0.2% 0.0% 6.6% 1.3% 1.7% 0.4% 0.0% 2.3% 47.8% 0.0% 18.3% 4.9% 0.7%
Londonderry Twp. 7,284 8.9% 0.1% 0.0% 3.1% 0.1% 0.6% 0.4% 0.0% 0.1% 63.9% 0.0% 19.7% 2.8% 0.3%
Lower Oxford Twp. 11,741 8.3% 0.0% 0.9% 4.0% 0.4% 1.4% 1.0% 0.0% 2.1% 59.2% 0.0% 18.0% 2.6% 1.9%
Malvern Boro. 821 24.7% 3.8% 0.0% 15.2% 0.0% 10.4% 7.5% 0.0% 9.9% 1.6% 0.0% 26.1% 0.3% 0.5%
Modena Boro. 229 21.7% 0.3% 11.3% 7.5% 0.2% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3% 6.7% 0.0% 45.6% 1.5% 2.7%
New Garden Twp. 10,408 20.6% 0.3% 1.5% 9.2% 0.1% 4.6% 0.6% 0.0% 4.0% 33.6% 0.0% 18.8% 5.6% 1.0%
New London Twp. 7,514 23.5% 0.0% 0.0% 8.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.7% 0.0% 1.0% 38.5% 0.0% 24.3% 3.0% 0.6%
Newlin Twp. 7,751 7.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.3% 1.1% 0.3% 0.3% 0.0% 0.1% 47.8% 0.0% 37.7% 2.2% 1.4%
North Coventry Twp. 8,693 22.0% 0.6% 0.0% 9.6% 0.1% 1.8% 0.8% 0.0% 2.7% 23.6% 0.0% 35.3% 1.8% 1.8%
Oxford Boro. 1,254 25.6% 3.4% 1.6% 15.3% 0.7% 6.4% 3.4% 0.0% 2.0% 24.6% 0.0% 7.7% 9.2% 0.1%
Parkesburg Boro. 810 38.0% 3.8% 3.5% 18.4% 0.9% 4.6% 1.1% 0.0% 3.1% 9.8% 1.6% 12.9% 2.1% 0.1%
Penn Twp. 6,161 16.7% 1.0% 0.3% 7.9% 0.4% 2.8% 1.4% 0.0% 0.4% 48.0% 0.0% 15.3% 5.2% 0.6%
Pennsbury Twp. 6,423 22.0% 1.5% 0.0% 8.6% 0.2% 0.8% 0.6% 0.0% 0.5% 27.3% 0.0% 34.2% 3.2% 1.1%
Phoenixville Boro. 2,376 23.2% 9.6% 1.1% 16.6% 1.0% 9.7% 4.3% 0.0% 6.1% 0.7% 1.3% 15.2% 6.4% 5.0%
Pocopson Twp. 5,330 20.0% 0.6% 0.1% 7.2% 1.0% 0.8% 2.7% 0.0% 0.7% 35.5% 0.0% 24.0% 5.9% 1.4%
Sadsbury Twp. 3,957 16.0% 0.4% 2.2% 7.9% 0.5% 3.2% 0.7% 0.3% 0.7% 40.7% 0.0% 24.5% 2.6% 0.2%
Schuylkill Twp. 5,695 32.8% 0.6% 0.6% 12.1% 1.8% 2.5% 3.2% 0.0% 4.9% 12.2% 0.0% 22.9% 2.4% 4.1%
South Coatesville Boro. 1,126 8.3% 2.3% 13.9% 5.1% 5.3% 0.8% 3.7% 0.0% 2.2% 7.0% 0.0% 43.5% 6.4% 1.5%
South Coventry Twp. 4,872 14.5% 0.0% 0.0% 5.5% 0.2% 1.7% 1.3% 0.0% 1.1% 30.7% 0.0% 42.2% 2.1% 0.6%
Spring City Boro. 529 32.5% 4.6% 5.6% 14.7% 1.1% 9.3% 0.8% 0.0% 1.3% 7.7% 0.0% 15.2% 1.0% 6.2%
Thornbury Twp. 2,485 34.6% 2.2% 0.0% 13.7% 0.0% 1.4% 2.1% 0.0% 7.8% 9.6% 0.0% 19.9% 8.1% 0.7%
Tredyffrin Twp. 12,699 36.5% 2.7% 0.2% 21.3% 1.3% 7.0% 1.6% 0.0% 6.9% 2.6% 0.2% 17.3% 2.0% 0.4%
Upper Oxford Twp. 10,697 7.5% 0.0% 0.0% 3.0% 0.2% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 69.6% 0.0% 18.3% 0.6% 0.4%
Upper Uwchlan Twp. 7,496 27.3% 1.0% 1.2% 12.2% 0.8% 2.3% 0.9% 0.0% 1.4% 14.2% 0.0% 23.8% 7.9% 6.9%
Uwchlan Twp. 6,685 34.2% 2.9% 0.2% 20.0% 0.0% 6.4% 1.2% 0.0% 2.7% 9.5% 0.0% 17.9% 4.7% 0.4%
Valley Twp. 3,818 19.8% 3.6% 4.2% 17.2% 1.0% 3.3% 0.8% 0.0% 1.4% 10.9% 0.0% 32.3% 5.2% 0.4%
Wallace Twp. 7,759 20.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.5% 0.6% 0.4% 0.4% 0.0% 0.7% 21.3% 0.0% 43.4% 4.3% 1.3%
Warwick Twp. 12,083 8.2% 0.0% 0.1% 2.8% 0.0% 0.3% 0.2% 0.0% 2.2% 28.5% 0.4% 54.6% 2.1% 0.6%
West Bradford Twp. 11,870 23.8% 0.0% 0.0% 8.2% 1.3% 0.4% 1.2% 0.0% 3.1% 24.4% 0.0% 33.2% 3.6% 0.5%
West Brandywine Twp. 8,538 25.4% 0.0% 0.3% 9.1% 1.3% 0.9% 1.0% 0.0% 1.1% 28.6% 0.0% 28.6% 2.9% 0.9%
West Caln Twp. 14,021 20.2% 0.0% 0.2% 7.0% 0.5% 0.8% 0.3% 0.0% 1.6% 31.1% 0.0% 35.1% 1.8% 1.3%
West Chester Boro. 1,181 28.9% 13.0% 0.8% 21.7% 0.0% 15.7% 8.6% 0.0% 6.6% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2% 3.4% 0.0%
West Fallowfield Twp. 11,661 5.1% 0.0% 0.4% 1.8% 0.2% 0.4% 0.3% 0.0% 1.4% 71.2% 0.0% 17.9% 0.6% 0.5%
West Goshen Twp. 7,669 37.1% 1.7% 2.6% 22.2% 0.4% 9.3% 3.8% 0.0% 3.4% 2.5% 0.0% 13.8% 2.0% 1.1%
West Grove Boro. 417 48.7% 3.6% 0.0% 19.8% 0.3% 7.0% 2.5% 0.0% 4.1% 2.8% 0.0% 7.9% 3.4% 0.0%
West Marlborough Twp. 10,914 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.1% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.2% 77.5% 0.0% 19.5% 0.1% 0.5%
West Nantmeal Twp. 8,643 10.8% 0.0% 0.3% 4.4% 0.2% 0.6% 0.3% 0.0% 0.9% 49.5% 0.0% 29.7% 2.0% 1.3%
West Nottingham Twp. 9,003 7.8% 0.0% 0.5% 3.5% 0.9% 1.2% 0.2% 0.0% 0.1% 37.9% 0.0% 44.2% 2.6% 1.1%
West Pikeland Twp. 6,370 23.1% 0.2% 0.0% 8.1% 0.0% 0.4% 0.2% 0.0% 1.0% 28.4% 0.0% 35.6% 2.4% 0.6%
West Sadsbury Twp. 6,816 9.5% 0.0% 1.5% 4.4% 0.3% 2.5% 0.3% 0.0% 0.1% 60.5% 0.0% 19.5% 1.1% 0.3%
West Vincent Twp. 11,401 14.9% 0.2% 0.0% 5.2% 0.1% 0.5% 0.3% 0.0% 0.3% 39.5% 0.1% 34.9% 3.2% 0.9%
West Whiteland Twp. 8,270 24.1% 4.6% 1.0% 19.5% 1.7% 10.1% 1.5% 0.0% 3.1% 10.1% 0.3% 19.0% 4.7% 0.4%
Westtown Twp. 5,527 39.4% 1.3% 0.0% 15.5% 0.2% 1.5% 2.8% 0.0% 3.5% 15.8% 0.0% 15.9% 3.6% 0.6%
Willistown Twp. 11,668 25.6% 1.4% 0.1% 10.3% 0.1% 1.2% 1.7% 0.0% 2.4% 30.1% 0.0% 24.8% 1.5% 0.7%

Source: Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, ADR 024, Analytical Data Report, Land Use in the Delaware Valley, 2015

Last Updated: Data pubilshed Feb. 2017