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Economic Development — Employment Forecast, Chester County

Last Updated: Data published July 2021

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

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Geography 2015 2020 2025 2030 2035 2040 2045 2050 Change
2015-2050
Percent Change
2015-2050
Chester County 302,656 298,305 336,321 345,083 351,403 358,837 366,724 373,664 71,008 23.5%
Atglen Boro. 678 569 637 662 672 681 698 710 32 4.7%
Avondale Boro. 590 588 681 697 709 722 738 756 166 28.1%
Birmingham Twp. 1,629 1,762 1,924 1,974 2,007 2,036 2,061 2,081 452 27.7%
Caln Twp. 8,513 8,198 9,095 9,414 9,602 9,948 10,280 10,651 2,138 25.1%
Charlestown Twp. 2,970 3,247 3,500 3,561 3,600 3,640 3,672 3,703 733 24.7%
Coatesville City 1,994 1,820 2,330 2,430 2,487 2,551 2,627 2,683 689 34.6%
Downingtown Boro. 6,147 5,578 6,113 6,299 6,408 6,572 6,738 6,896 749 12.2%
East Bradford Twp. 2,341 2,404 2,720 2,836 2,914 3,031 3,193 3,327 986 42.1%
East Brandywine Twp. 1,693 1,546 1,967 2,123 2,197 2,291 2,409 2,514 821 48.5%
East Caln Twp. 4,154 4,303 4,723 4,810 4,883 5,013 5,154 5,274 1,120 27.0%
East Coventry Twp. 1,493 1,596 1,852 1,903 1,942 2,005 2,048 2,075 582 39.0%
East Fallowfield Twp. 982 967 1,136 1,198 1,231 1,283 1,342 1,364 382 38.9%
East Goshen Twp. 8,487 7,837 8,658 8,857 8,984 9,142 9,334 9,520 1,033 12.2%
East Marlborough Twp. 5,254 5,212 6,026 6,317 6,511 6,732 6,993 7,233 1,979 37.7%
East Nantmeal Twp. 800 701 906 936 947 953 953 953 153 19.1%
East Nottingham Twp. 1,679 2,781 2,799 2,794 2,804 2,811 2,819 2,825 1,146 68.3%
East Pikeland Twp. 3,077 2,924 3,449 3,629 3,732 3,864 4,012 4,151 1,074 34.9%
East Vincent Twp. 1,826 1,840 2,280 2,425 2,504 2,604 2,727 2,797 971 53.2%
East Whiteland Twp. 25,736 25,254 30,485 31,136 31,444 31,964 32,665 33,256 7,520 29.2%
Easttown Twp. 5,949 5,811 6,204 6,347 6,463 6,576 6,713 6,838 889 14.9%
Elk Twp. 404 673 693 703 707 714 723 730 326 80.7%
Elverson Boro. 576 701 764 791 811 812 817 817 241 41.8%
Franklin Twp. 736 773 965 1,012 1,037 1,076 1,097 1,113 377 51.2%
Highland Twp. 511 575 645 665 671 673 673 673 162 31.7%
Honey Brook Boro. 414 368 451 473 489 505 507 513 99 23.9%
Honey Brook Twp. 3,092 3,153 3,633 3,764 3,844 3,956 4,124 4,294 1,202 38.9%
Kennett Square Boro. 3,698 3,314 3,677 3,828 3,952 4,120 4,272 4,408 710 19.2%
Kennett Twp. 6,028 6,278 6,739 6,905 7,002 7,150 7,306 7,432 1,404 23.3%
London Britain Twp. 643 630 699 730 747 768 787 804 161 25.0%
London Grove Twp. 2,815 2,933 3,558 3,663 3,732 3,845 3,949 4,018 1,203 42.7%
Londonderry Twp. 437 459 542 562 571 589 598 622 185 42.3%
Lower Oxford Twp. 1,877 1,723 2,448 2,653 2,740 2,864 3,000 3,088 1,211 64.5%
Malvern Boro. 2,430 2,264 2,647 2,725 2,776 2,845 2,891 2,954 524 21.6%
Modena Boro. 129 117 129 137 141 144 148 151 22 17.1%
New Garden Twp. 6,242 5,942 6,718 6,974 7,113 7,326 7,498 7,674 1,432 22.9%
New London Twp. 1,033 925 1,144 1,214 1,247 1,308 1,368 1,396 363 35.1%
Newlin Twp. 283 354 392 404 408 426 428 428 145 51.2%
North Coventry Twp. 3,037 3,102 3,299 3,351 3,407 3,475 3,562 3,644 607 20.0%
Oxford Boro. 2,183 1,996 2,378 2,527 2,604 2,728 2,847 2,926 743 34.0%
Parkesburg Boro. 727 667 841 888 907 951 1,007 1,044 317 43.6%
Penn Twp. 2,551 2,582 2,931 3,035 3,121 3,237 3,372 3,464 913 35.8%
Pennsbury Twp. 1,284 1,245 1,381 1,452 1,490 1,536 1,570 1,615 331 25.8%
Phoenixville Boro. 6,581 5,980 6,802 7,203 7,437 7,703 7,941 8,066 1,485 22.6%
Pocopson Twp. 1,007 993 1,116 1,162 1,190 1,234 1,286 1,323 316 31.4%
Sadsbury Twp. 1,961 1,724 2,394 2,491 2,539 2,608 2,680 2,745 784 40.0%
Schuylkill Twp. 4,050 3,740 4,239 4,372 4,430 4,511 4,608 4,699 649 16.0%
South Coatesville Boro. 1,348 1,248 1,321 1,291 1,264 1,251 1,242 1,226 -122 -9.1%
South Coventry Twp. 1,196 1,189 1,289 1,313 1,331 1,361 1,385 1,405 209 17.5%
Spring City Boro. 966 943 1,020 1,035 1,035 1,046 1,059 1,078 112 11.6%
Thornbury Twp. 1,194 1,154 1,358 1,433 1,471 1,525 1,612 1,663 469 39.3%
Tredyffrin Twp. 51,533 51,605 54,649 55,341 55,913 56,615 57,306 57,945 6,412 12.4%
Upper Oxford Twp. 488 459 573 611 635 642 647 654 166 34.0%
Upper Uwchlan Twp. 4,249 4,360 5,031 5,226 5,309 5,424 5,595 5,717 1,468 34.5%
Uwchlan Twp. 14,270 14,575 15,720 16,070 17,328 17,672 18,026 18,367 4,097 28.7%
Valley Twp. 2,173 2,034 2,751 2,874 2,916 2,982 3,093 3,168 995 45.8%
Wallace Twp. 951 1,012 1,121 1,157 1,166 1,177 1,183 1,190 239 25.1%
Warwick Twp. 726 718 811 838 849 865 881 895 169 23.3%
West Bradford Twp. 2,201 2,400 2,562 2,638 2,678 2,737 2,795 2,828 627 28.5%
West Brandywine Twp. 2,047 1,926 2,349 2,499 2,600 2,766 2,911 3,065 1,018 49.7%
West Caln Twp. 1,492 1,561 1,654 1,678 1,698 1,731 1,764 1,779 287 19.2%
West Chester Boro. 9,844 9,837 10,290 10,451 10,576 10,766 10,926 11,111 1,267 12.9%
West Fallowfield Twp. 925 927 1,091 1,159 1,190 1,232 1,267 1,275 350 37.8%
West Goshen Twp. 24,970 23,616 26,505 27,063 27,443 27,962 28,563 29,129 4,159 16.7%
West Grove Boro. 695 668 771 817 845 892 930 954 259 37.3%
West Marlborough Twp. 306 275 377 384 386 387 392 397 91 29.7%
West Nantmeal Twp. 666 593 754 808 837 862 881 899 233 35.0%
West Nottingham Twp. 1,792 1,932 2,109 2,176 2,215 2,275 2,320 2,345 553 30.9%
West Pikeland Twp. 949 994 1,139 1,194 1,223 1,245 1,277 1,294 345 36.4%
West Sadsbury Twp. 1,932 2,093 2,316 2,408 2,432 2,532 2,635 2,735 803 41.6%
West Vincent Twp. 1,551 1,444 1,809 1,889 1,941 2,026 2,097 2,156 605 39.0%
West Whiteland Twp. 21,517 20,359 25,117 25,269 25,382 25,609 25,829 26,143 4,626 21.5%
Westtown Twp. 4,170 4,851 5,003 5,067 5,105 5,163 5,237 5,300 1,130 27.1%
Willistown Twp. 7,784 7,383 8,121 8,362 8,481 8,569 8,636 8,698 914 11.7%

Source: Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, Municipal Employment Forecasts, 2015-2050, Adopted June 24, 2021.