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Transportation Data

Transportation — Commuting to Work

Source: US Census Bureau (see below).

Detailed mapping of a number of transportation topics is available at the Data and Publications/Map Index.

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Geography Mean travel time to work (minutes) Workers 16 years & over Car, truck, or van - drove alone % Car, truck, or van - drove alone Car, truck, or van - carpooled % Car, truck, or van- carpooled Public transportation (excluding taxicab) % Public transportation (excluding taxicab) Walked % Walked Other means % Other means Worked at home % Worked at home
Chester County 27.9 262,958 207,655 79.0% 18,557 7.1% 7,444 2.8% 8,602 3.3% 2,309 0.9% 18,391 7.0%
Atglen Boro. 26 762 672 88.2% 39 5.1% 7 0.9% 12 1.6% 2 0.3% 30 3.9%
Avondale Boro. 21 889 633 71.2% 163 18.3% 0 0.0% 71 8.0% 9 1.0% 13 1.5%
Birmingham Twp. 31 1,810 1,395 77.1% 146 8.1% 24 1.3% 8 0.4% 8 0.4% 229 12.7%
Caln Twp. 26 8,183 6,732 82.3% 632 7.7% 184 2.2% 265 3.2% 93 1.1% 277 3.4%
Charlestown Twp. 28 2,992 2,172 72.6% 191 6.4% 103 3.4% 147 4.9% 10 0.3% 369 12.3%
Coatesville City 26 5,537 3,808 68.8% 666 12.0% 469 8.5% 278 5.0% 182 3.3% 134 2.4%
Downingtown Boro. 23 4,659 3,937 84.5% 333 7.1% 141 3.0% 93 2.0% 59 1.3% 96 2.1%
East Bradford Twp. 29 5,366 4,185 78.0% 265 4.9% 213 4.0% 129 2.4% 32 0.6% 542 10.1%
East Brandywine Twp. 35 4,064 3,115 76.6% 265 6.5% 72 1.8% 110 2.7% 50 1.2% 452 11.1%
East Caln Twp. 27 2,704 2,006 74.2% 329 12.2% 188 7.0% 23 0.9% 19 0.7% 139 5.1%
East Coventry Twp. 31 3,290 2,809 85.4% 258 7.8% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 223 6.8%
East Fallowfield Twp. 30 3,858 3,215 83.3% 236 6.1% 79 2.0% 2 0.1% 84 2.2% 242 6.3%
East Goshen Twp. 27 8,571 7,253 84.6% 430 5.0% 283 3.3% 78 0.9% 32 0.4% 495 5.8%
East Marlborough Twp. 29 4,058 3,329 82.0% 210 5.2% 97 2.4% 166 4.1% 30 0.7% 226 5.6%
East Nantmeal Twp. 30 971 754 77.7% 77 7.9% 8 0.8% 22 2.3% 0 0.0% 110 11.3%
East Nottingham Twp. 32 4,344 3,530 81.3% 320 7.4% 18 0.4% 68 1.6% 28 0.6% 380 8.7%
East Pikeland Twp. 26 4,112 3,557 86.5% 120 2.9% 15 0.4% 61 1.5% 0 0.0% 359 8.7%
East Vincent Twp. 32 3,100 2,499 80.6% 228 7.4% 40 1.3% 70 2.3% 35 1.1% 228 7.4%
East Whiteland Twp. 24 5,982 4,771 79.8% 341 5.7% 134 2.2% 229 3.8% 42 0.7% 465 7.8%
Easttown Twp. 28 4,506 3,248 72.1% 234 5.2% 455 10.1% 52 1.2% 75 1.7% 442 9.8%
Elk Twp. 31 927 749 80.8% 87 9.4% 4 0.4% 7 0.8% 0 0.0% 80 8.6%
Elverson Boro. 30 689 605 87.8% 24 3.5% 0 0.0% 6 0.9% 0 0.0% 54 7.8%
Franklin Twp. 34 2,240 1,762 78.7% 209 9.3% 8 0.4% 74 3.3% 41 1.8% 146 6.5%
Highland Twp. 26 726 588 81.0% 11 1.5% 5 0.7% 16 2.2% 0 0.0% 106 14.6%
Honey Brook Boro. 30 965 803 83.2% 111 11.5% 3 0.3% 20 2.1% 0 0.0% 28 2.9%
Honey Brook Twp. 31 3,488 2,451 70.3% 602 17.3% 29 0.8% 143 4.1% 9 0.3% 254 7.3%
Kennett Square Boro. 17 3,508 2,327 66.3% 639 18.2% 0 0.0% 402 11.5% 32 0.9% 108 3.1%
Kennett Twp. 26 4,228 3,329 78.7% 288 6.8% 36 0.9% 214 5.1% 25 0.6% 336 7.9%
London Britain Twp. 32 1,545 1,180 76.4% 75 4.9% 20 1.3% 32 2.1% 3 0.2% 235 15.2%
London Grove Twp. 30 4,019 3,344 83.2% 262 6.5% 76 1.9% 40 1.0% 74 1.8% 223 5.5%
Londonderry Twp. 33 1,158 962 83.1% 63 5.4% 11 0.9% 29 2.5% 14 1.2% 79 6.8%
Lower Oxford Twp. 24 2,358 1,380 58.5% 214 9.1% 12 0.5% 390 16.5% 39 1.7% 323 13.7%
Malvern Boro. 23 1,890 1,546 81.8% 122 6.5% 114 6.0% 9 0.5% 28 1.5% 71 3.8%
Modena Boro. 25 278 229 82.4% 15 5.4% 19 6.8% 5 1.8% 0 0.0% 10 3.6%
New Garden Twp. 23 6,189 4,889 79.0% 663 10.7% 53 0.9% 210 3.4% 20 0.3% 354 5.7%
New London Twp. 31 3,017 2,541 84.2% 159 5.3% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 18 0.6% 299 9.9%
Newlin Twp. 32 563 402 71.4% 63 11.2% 17 3.0% 9 1.6% 6 1.1% 66 11.7%
North Coventry Twp. 30 4,228 3,727 88.2% 136 3.2% 8 0.2% 76 1.8% 8 0.2% 273 6.5%
Oxford Boro. 28 2,158 1,789 82.9% 142 6.6% 0 0.0% 110 5.1% 0 0.0% 117 5.4%
Parkesburg Boro. 29 1,822 1,488 81.7% 197 10.8% 22 1.2% 40 2.2% 32 1.8% 43 2.4%
Penn Twp. 36 2,238 1,773 79.2% 180 8.0% 36 1.6% 31 1.4% 0 0.0% 218 9.7%
Pennsbury Twp. 31 1,381 1,088 78.8% 43 3.1% 24 1.7% 27 2.0% 44 3.2% 155 11.2%
Phoenixville Boro. 28 9,537 7,279 76.3% 940 9.9% 194 2.0% 404 4.2% 38 0.4% 682 7.2%
Pocopson Twp. 32 1,543 1,285 83.3% 67 4.3% 29 1.9% 17 1.1% 18 1.2% 127 8.2%
Sadsbury Twp. 30 2,343 1,880 80.2% 213 9.1% 57 2.4% 75 3.2% 8 0.3% 110 4.7%
Schuylkill Twp. 25 4,476 3,312 74.0% 406 9.1% 212 4.7% 198 4.4% 48 1.1% 300 6.7%
South Coatesville Boro. 29 694 581 83.7% 64 9.2% 19 2.7% 11 1.6% 0 0.0% 19 2.7%
South Coventry Twp. 40 1,252 1,053 84.1% 28 2.2% 10 0.8% 23 1.8% 6 0.5% 132 10.5%
Spring City Boro. 28 1,791 1,593 88.9% 128 7.1% 10 0.6% 43 2.4% 10 0.6% 7 0.4%
Thornbury Twp. 28 1,579 1,311 83.0% 44 2.8% 14 0.9% 34 2.2% 5 0.3% 171 10.8%
Tredyffrin Twp. 27 14,823 10,852 73.2% 753 5.1% 1,398 9.4% 255 1.7% 139 0.9% 1,426 9.6%
Upper Oxford Twp. 33 1,173 930 79.3% 58 4.9% 0 0.0% 53 4.5% 0 0.0% 132 11.3%
Upper Uwchlan Twp. 33 5,760 4,591 79.7% 423 7.3% 115 2.0% 39 0.7% 52 0.9% 540 9.4%
Uwchlan Twp. 26 10,048 8,277 82.4% 652 6.5% 260 2.6% 156 1.6% 55 0.5% 648 6.4%
Valley Twp. 33 3,638 3,064 84.2% 171 4.7% 112 3.1% 60 1.6% 65 1.8% 166 4.6%
Wallace Twp. 36 1,787 1,543 86.3% 62 3.5% 42 2.4% 21 1.2% 0 0.0% 119 6.7%
Warwick Twp. 34 1,286 1,108 86.2% 74 5.8% 8 0.6% 10 0.8% 22 1.7% 64 5.0%
West Bradford Twp. 31 6,705 5,512 82.2% 427 6.4% 255 3.8% 126 1.9% 57 0.9% 328 4.9%
West Brandywine Twp. 31 3,734 3,058 81.9% 263 7.0% 33 0.9% 68 1.8% 44 1.2% 268 7.2%
West Caln Twp. 33 4,945 3,886 78.6% 472 9.5% 66 1.3% 109 2.2% 50 1.0% 362 7.3%
West Chester Boro. 22 11,442 7,686 67.2% 786 6.9% 399 3.5% 2,008 17.5% 153 1.3% 410 3.6%
West Fallowfield Twp. 30 1,334 1,004 75.3% 125 9.4% 0 0.0% 18 1.3% 0 0.0% 187 14.0%
West Goshen Twp. 26 12,695 11,030 86.9% 558 4.4% 282 2.2% 245 1.9% 33 0.3% 547 4.3%
West Grove Boro. 23 1,588 1,374 86.5% 120 7.6% 0 0.0% 36 2.3% 18 1.1% 40 2.5%
West Marlborough Twp. 20 438 313 71.5% 22 5.0% 0 0.0% 45 10.3% 3 0.7% 55 12.6%
West Nantmeal Twp. 29 1,042 858 82.3% 41 3.9% 0 0.0% 63 6.0% 0 0.0% 80 7.7%
West Nottingham Twp. 30 1,254 1,032 82.3% 131 10.4% 0 0.0% 18 1.4% 3 0.2% 70 5.6%
West Pikeland Twp. 30 2,133 1,435 67.3% 180 8.4% 52 2.4% 67 3.1% 0 0.0% 399 18.7%
West Sadsbury Twp. 29 1,112 860 77.3% 139 12.5% 12 1.1% 18 1.6% 23 2.1% 60 5.4%
West Vincent Twp. 33 2,557 1,784 69.8% 171 6.7% 83 3.2% 136 5.3% 30 1.2% 353 13.8%
West Whiteland Twp. 29 9,945 8,087 81.3% 573 5.8% 399 4.0% 202 2.0% 78 0.8% 606 6.1%
Westtown Twp. 29 5,715 4,444 77.8% 492 8.6% 134 2.3% 53 0.9% 125 2.2% 467 8.2%
Willistown Twp. 26 5,216 4,061 77.9% 186 3.6% 222 4.3% 217 4.2% 43 0.8% 487 9.3%

Source: US Census Bureau, DP03, Selected Economic Characteristics, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year -Estimates

Last Updated: Data accessed Jan. 2019