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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 27.8 259,516 205,501 79.2% 17,401 6.7% 7,427 2.9% 9,262 3.6% 2,318 0.9% 17,607 6.8%
Atglen Boro. 26 789 678 85.9% 76 9.6% 3 0.4% 12 1.5% 0 0.0% 20 2.5%
Avondale Boro. 20 808 574 71.0% 160 19.8% 0 0.0% 56 6.9% 14 1.7% 4 0.5%
Birmingham Twp. 30 1,796 1,342 74.7% 151 8.4% 11 0.6% 12 0.7% 8 0.4% 272 15.1%
Caln Twp. 26 8,120 6,705 82.6% 611 7.5% 157 1.9% 285 3.5% 105 1.3% 257 3.2%
Charlestown Twp. 28 2,937 2,146 73.1% 166 5.7% 88 3.0% 114 3.9% 10 0.3% 413 14.1%
Coatesville City 25 5,482 3,810 69.5% 667 12.2% 479 8.7% 263 4.8% 186 3.4% 77 1.4%
Downingtown Boro. 23 4,422 3,748 84.8% 296 6.7% 138 3.1% 126 2.8% 42 0.9% 72 1.6%
East Bradford Twp. 28 5,058 4,058 80.2% 195 3.9% 165 3.3% 98 1.9% 29 0.6% 513 10.1%
East Brandywine Twp. 33 4,033 3,103 76.9% 251 6.2% 92 2.3% 153 3.8% 46 1.1% 388 9.6%
East Caln Twp. 28 2,619 1,869 71.4% 349 13.3% 215 8.2% 24 0.9% 27 1.0% 135 5.2%
East Coventry Twp. 31 3,338 2,805 84.0% 275 8.2% 0 0.0% 18 0.5% 0 0.0% 240 7.2%
East Fallowfield Twp. 31 3,952 3,254 82.3% 239 6.0% 74 1.9% 2 0.1% 91 2.3% 292 7.4%
East Goshen Twp. 28 8,608 7,089 82.4% 464 5.4% 411 4.8% 69 0.8% 44 0.5% 531 6.2%
East Marlborough Twp. 30 3,949 3,188 80.7% 216 5.5% 104 2.6% 155 3.9% 25 0.6% 261 6.6%
East Nantmeal Twp. 33 914 749 81.9% 37 4.0% 12 1.3% 13 1.4% 0 0.0% 103 11.3%
East Nottingham Twp. 32 4,395 3,557 80.9% 420 9.6% 24 0.5% 61 1.4% 21 0.5% 312 7.1%
East Pikeland Twp. 27 4,045 3,467 85.7% 121 3.0% 28 0.7% 60 1.5% 0 0.0% 369 9.1%
East Vincent Twp. 33 3,212 2,614 81.4% 207 6.4% 33 1.0% 76 2.4% 41 1.3% 241 7.5%
East Whiteland Twp. 24 5,795 4,534 78.2% 345 6.0% 184 3.2% 255 4.4% 20 0.3% 457 7.9%
Easttown Twp. 28 4,650 3,444 74.1% 222 4.8% 376 8.1% 51 1.1% 85 1.8% 472 10.2%
Elk Twp. 30 921 761 82.6% 71 7.7% 3 0.3% 15 1.6% 6 0.7% 65 7.1%
Elverson Boro. 31 598 537 89.8% 8 1.3% 0 0.0% 11 1.8% 3 0.5% 39 6.5%
Franklin Twp. 33 2,315 1,827 78.9% 183 7.9% 9 0.4% 91 3.9% 30 1.3% 175 7.6%
Highland Twp. 25 730 589 80.7% 12 1.6% 3 0.4% 14 1.9% 15 2.1% 97 13.3%
Honey Brook Boro. 30 912 767 84.1% 75 8.2% 3 0.3% 30 3.3% 2 0.2% 35 3.8%
Honey Brook Twp. 30 3,331 2,446 73.4% 451 13.5% 31 0.9% 141 4.2% 9 0.3% 253 7.6%
Kennett Square Boro. 18 3,354 2,347 70.0% 549 16.4% 7 0.2% 337 10.0% 31 0.9% 83 2.5%
Kennett Twp. 25 4,042 3,208 79.4% 212 5.2% 33 0.8% 285 7.1% 9 0.2% 295 7.3%
London Britain Twp. 31 1,576 1,256 79.7% 70 4.4% 20 1.3% 35 2.2% 11 0.7% 184 11.7%
London Grove Twp. 29 3,902 3,243 83.1% 272 7.0% 74 1.9% 52 1.3% 77 2.0% 184 4.7%
Londonderry Twp. 33 1,178 937 79.5% 93 7.9% 14 1.2% 22 1.9% 12 1.0% 100 8.5%
Lower Oxford Twp. 26 2,254 1,406 62.4% 203 9.0% 19 0.8% 318 14.1% 43 1.9% 265 11.8%
Malvern Boro. 22 1,786 1,466 82.1% 112 6.3% 66 3.7% 31 1.7% 29 1.6% 82 4.6%
Modena Boro. 25 290 236 81.4% 21 7.2% 15 5.2% 5 1.7% 0 0.0% 13 4.5%
New Garden Twp. 24 6,090 4,679 76.8% 531 8.7% 56 0.9% 375 6.2% 9 0.1% 440 7.2%
New London Twp. 31 3,106 2,579 83.0% 151 4.9% 0 0.0% 12 0.4% 25 0.8% 339 10.9%
Newlin Twp. 30 584 439 75.2% 38 6.5% 17 2.9% 10 1.7% 8 1.4% 72 12.3%
North Coventry Twp. 28 4,065 3,632 89.3% 127 3.1% 8 0.2% 41 1.0% 9 0.2% 248 6.1%
Oxford Boro. 27 2,138 1,720 80.4% 165 7.7% 0 0.0% 127 5.9% 0 0.0% 126 5.9%
Parkesburg Boro. 30 1,758 1,471 83.7% 146 8.3% 23 1.3% 17 1.0% 44 2.5% 57 3.2%
Penn Twp. 36 2,159 1,801 83.4% 90 4.2% 19 0.9% 35 1.6% 0 0.0% 214 9.9%
Pennsbury Twp. 34 1,297 1,042 80.3% 38 2.9% 32 2.5% 25 1.9% 49 3.8% 111 8.6%
Phoenixville Boro. 28 9,466 7,273 76.8% 914 9.7% 191 2.0% 476 5.0% 24 0.3% 588 6.2%
Pocopson Twp. 30 1,555 1,333 85.7% 71 4.6% 21 1.4% 18 1.2% 20 1.3% 92 5.9%
Sadsbury Twp. 30 2,037 1,531 75.2% 220 10.8% 53 2.6% 115 5.6% 5 0.2% 113 5.5%
Schuylkill Twp. 25 4,365 3,360 77.0% 273 6.3% 202 4.6% 208 4.8% 29 0.7% 293 6.7%
South Coatesville Boro. 30 678 554 81.7% 77 11.4% 22 3.2% 11 1.6% 0 0.0% 14 2.1%
South Coventry Twp. 38 1,219 1,053 86.4% 36 3.0% 12 1.0% 11 0.9% 0 0.0% 107 8.8%
Spring City Boro. 27 1,878 1,602 85.3% 179 9.5% 23 1.2% 50 2.7% 10 0.5% 14 0.7%
Thornbury Twp. 27 1,632 1,343 82.3% 61 3.7% 18 1.1% 30 1.8% 5 0.3% 175 10.7%
Tredyffrin Twp. 27 14,766 11,005 74.5% 726 4.9% 1,279 8.7% 370 2.5% 162 1.1% 1,224 8.3%
Upper Oxford Twp. 34 1,258 942 74.9% 62 4.9% 0 0.0% 64 5.1% 0 0.0% 190 15.1%
Upper Uwchlan Twp. 32 5,774 4,535 78.5% 466 8.1% 187 3.2% 43 0.7% 50 0.9% 493 8.5%
Uwchlan Twp. 26 10,000 8,316 83.2% 469 4.7% 288 2.9% 230 2.3% 68 0.7% 629 6.3%
Valley Twp. 34 3,244 2,806 86.5% 200 6.2% 41 1.3% 72 2.2% 71 2.2% 54 1.7%
Wallace Twp. 37 1,794 1,540 85.8% 56 3.1% 42 2.3% 34 1.9% 0 0.0% 122 6.8%
Warwick Twp. 32 1,352 1,171 86.6% 65 4.8% 9 0.7% 4 0.3% 11 0.8% 92 6.8%
West Bradford Twp. 30 6,837 5,662 82.8% 385 5.6% 237 3.5% 223 3.3% 53 0.8% 277 4.1%
West Brandywine Twp. 31 3,669 3,031 82.6% 286 7.8% 25 0.7% 83 2.3% 39 1.1% 205 5.6%
West Caln Twp. 32 4,759 3,813 80.1% 411 8.6% 56 1.2% 118 2.5% 53 1.1% 308 6.5%
West Chester Boro. 21 10,908 7,170 65.7% 777 7.1% 456 4.2% 1,880 17.2% 156 1.4% 469 4.3%
West Fallowfield Twp. 27 1,292 1,008 78.0% 123 9.5% 0 0.0% 10 0.8% 0 0.0% 151 11.7%
West Goshen Twp. 26 12,494 10,732 85.9% 497 4.0% 303 2.4% 278 2.2% 84 0.7% 600 4.8%
West Grove Boro. 24 1,587 1,383 87.1% 129 8.1% 0 0.0% 17 1.1% 14 0.9% 44 2.8%
West Marlborough Twp. 21 444 320 72.1% 32 7.2% 0 0.0% 40 9.0% 3 0.7% 49 11.0%
West Nantmeal Twp. 29 983 815 82.9% 33 3.4% 0 0.0% 50 5.1% 0 0.0% 85 8.6%
West Nottingham Twp. 32 1,284 1,037 80.8% 151 11.8% 0 0.0% 20 1.6% 3 0.2% 73 5.7%
West Pikeland Twp. 29 2,193 1,609 73.4% 198 9.0% 49 2.2% 77 3.5% 0 0.0% 260 11.9%
West Sadsbury Twp. 29 1,094 882 80.6% 103 9.4% 8 0.7% 22 2.0% 21 1.9% 58 5.3%
West Vincent Twp. 33 2,553 1,840 72.1% 107 4.2% 103 4.0% 149 5.8% 29 1.1% 325 12.7%
West Whiteland Twp. 28 9,882 7,879 79.7% 635 6.4% 366 3.7% 258 2.6% 60 0.6% 684 6.9%
Westtown Twp. 28 5,676 4,485 79.0% 365 6.4% 142 2.5% 130 2.3% 88 1.6% 466 8.2%
Willistown Twp. 25 5,535 4,348 78.6% 208 3.8% 248 4.5% 239 4.3% 45 0.8% 447 8.1%

Source: US Census Bureau, DP03, Selected Economic Characteristics, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year -Estimates

Last Updated: Data accessed Dec. 2017