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Population — Poverty

Source: US Census Bureau (see below).

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Geography Population for Whom
Poverty Status
is Determined
Below Poverty Level Percent Below
Poverty Level
Individuals below
Povery Ratio - 200 Percent
of Poverty Level
Percent Individuals below
Povery Ratio - 200 Percent
of Poverty Level
Chester County 501,816 34,446 6.9% 83,386 16.6%
Atglen Boro. 1,513 169 11.2% 540 35.7%
Avondale Boro. 1,552 170 11.0% 739 47.6%
Birmingham Twp. 4,159 46 1.1% 205 4.9%
Caln Twp. 13,940 1,339 9.6% 3,549 25.5%
Charlestown Twp. 5,168 225 4.4% 313 6.1%
Coatesville City 13,117 3,947 30.1% 6,912 52.7%
Downingtown Boro. 7,737 531 6.9% 1,744 22.5%
East Bradford Twp. 9,197 604 6.6% 775 8.4%
East Brandywine Twp. 8,139 210 2.6% 591 7.3%
East Caln Twp. 4,854 73 1.5% 550 11.3%
East Coventry Twp. 6,606 302 4.6% 1,127 17.1%
East Fallowfield Twp. 7,554 253 3.3% 760 10.1%
East Goshen Twp. 18,157 520 2.9% 1,758 9.7%
East Marlborough Twp. 7,165 127 1.8% 404 5.6%
East Nantmeal Twp. 1,750 116 6.6% 222 12.7%
East Nottingham Twp. 8,877 367 4.1% 1,104 12.4%
East Pikeland Twp. 7,272 261 3.6% 668 9.2%
East Vincent Twp. 6,666 631 9.5% 949 14.2%
East Whiteland Twp. 10,367 387 3.7% 1,018 9.8%
Easttown Twp. 10,525 206 2.0% 794 7.5%
Elk Twp. 1,689 85 5.0% 317 18.8%
Elverson Boro. 1,466 69 4.7% 249 17.0%
Franklin Twp. 4,474 276 6.2% 588 13.1%
Highland Twp. 1,335 78 5.8% 265 19.9%
Honey Brook Boro. 1,798 69 3.8% 321 17.9%
Honey Brook Twp. 7,845 847 10.8% 2,109 26.9%
Kennett Square Boro. 6,111 631 10.3% 1,665 27.2%
Kennett Twp. 7,997 468 5.9% 1,085 13.6%
London Britain Twp. 3,223 27 0.8% 142 4.4%
London Grove Twp. 8,384 522 6.2% 2,550 30.4%
Londonderry Twp. 2,333 193 8.3% 416 17.8%
Lower Oxford Twp. 3,122 345 11.1% 937 30.0%
Malvern Boro. 3,422 348 10.2% 811 23.7%
Modena Boro. 702 142 20.2% 338 48.1%
New Garden Twp. 12,091 1,025 8.5% 2,300 19.0%
New London Twp. 5,894 224 3.8% 641 10.9%
Newlin Twp. 1,284 95 7.4% 159 12.4%
North Coventry Twp. 7,987 422 5.3% 1,102 13.8%
Oxford Boro. 5,130 1,129 22.0% 1,972 38.4%
Parkesburg Boro. 3,706 243 6.6% 1,132 30.5%
Penn Twp. 5,472 373 6.8% 1,069 19.5%
Pennsbury Twp. 3,525 156 4.4% 419 11.9%
Phoenixville Boro. 16,640 1,508 9.1% 4,495 27.0%
Pocopson Twp. 3,185 80 2.5% 164 5.1%
Sadsbury Twp. 3,865 321 8.3% 726 18.8%
Schuylkill Twp. 8,300 340 4.1% 985 11.9%
South Coatesville Boro. 1,376 253 18.4% 457 33.2%
South Coventry Twp. 2,592 78 3.0% 314 12.1%
Spring City Boro. 3,350 178 5.3% 808 24.1%
Thornbury Twp. 3,050 125 4.1% 323 10.6%
Tredyffrin Twp. 29,484 1,096 3.7% 2,604 8.8%
Upper Oxford Twp. 2,526 77 3.0% 537 21.3%
Upper Uwchlan Twp. 11,482 172 1.5% 307 2.7%
Uwchlan Twp. 18,687 820 4.4% 1,911 10.2%
Valley Twp. 7,498 666 8.9% 1,814 24.2%
Wallace Twp. 3,541 76 2.1% 262 7.4%
Warwick Twp. 2,542 231 9.1% 437 17.2%
West Bradford Twp. 12,772 392 3.1% 933 7.3%
West Brandywine Twp. 7,320 590 8.1% 1,454 19.9%
West Caln Twp. 9,047 312 3.4% 1,419 15.7%
West Chester Boro. 16,380 4,420 27.0% 6,571 40.1%
West Fallowfield Twp. 2,587 114 4.4% 616 23.8%
West Goshen Twp. 22,777 1,809 7.9% 3,214 14.1%
West Grove Boro. 2,852 83 2.9% 812 28.5%
West Marlborough Twp. 841 23 2.7% 157 18.7%
West Nantmeal Twp. 1,892 62 3.3% 252 13.3%
West Nottingham Twp. 2,721 327 12.0% 1,004 36.9%
West Pikeland Twp. 4,048 112 2.8% 264 6.5%
West Sadsbury Twp. 2,288 144 6.3% 517 22.6%
West Vincent Twp. 5,084 258 5.1% 495 9.7%
West Whiteland Twp. 18,269 450 2.5% 1,839 10.1%
Westtown Twp. 10,859 500 4.6% 1,094 10.1%
Willistown Twp. 10,656 578 5.4% 1,292 12.1%

Source: US Census Bureau, S1701, Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

Last Updated: Data accessed Jan. 2019