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Population — Poverty and 200 Percent of Poverty Level, Chester County

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 506,870 32,620 6.4% 78,104 15.4%
Atglen Boro. 1,328 213 16.0% 435 32.8%
Avondale Boro. 1,402 57 4.1% 609 43.4%
Birmingham Twp. 4,158 82 2.0% 189 4.5%
Caln Twp. 14,004 1,227 8.8% 2,608 18.6%
Charlestown Twp. 5,453 189 3.5% 381 7.0%
Coatesville City 13,110 3,348 25.5% 6,539 49.9%
Downingtown Boro. 7,715 356 4.6% 1,497 19.4%
East Bradford Twp. 9,052 383 4.2% 678 7.5%
East Brandywine Twp. 8,601 204 2.4% 1,095 12.7%
East Caln Twp. 4,833 190 3.9% 632 13.1%
East Coventry Twp. 6,620 278 4.2% 877 13.2%
East Fallowfield Twp. 7,555 148 2.0% 482 6.4%
East Goshen Twp. 18,184 744 4.1% 1,831 10.1%
East Marlborough Twp. 7,264 169 2.3% 403 5.5%
East Nantmeal Twp. 1,598 113 7.1% 195 12.2%
East Nottingham Twp. 8,967 339 3.8% 1,224 13.7%
East Pikeland Twp. 7,365 173 2.3% 496 6.7%
East Vincent Twp. 6,853 313 4.6% 579 8.4%
East Whiteland Twp. 11,212 409 3.6% 1,603 14.3%
Easttown Twp. 10,574 243 2.3% 645 6.1%
Elk Twp. 1,761 77 4.4% 203 11.5%
Elverson Boro. 1,353 92 6.8% 256 18.9%
Franklin Twp. 4,514 24 0.5% 315 7.0%
Highland Twp. 1,292 109 8.4% 274 21.2%
Honey Brook Boro. 1,946 95 4.9% 449 23.1%
Honey Brook Twp. 7,911 840 10.6% 2,339 29.6%
Kennett Square Boro. 6,165 338 5.5% 1,158 18.8%
Kennett Twp. 8,119 601 7.4% 1,327 16.3%
London Britain Twp. 3,238 29 0.9% 144 4.4%
London Grove Twp. 8,577 471 5.5% 1,615 18.8%
Londonderry Twp. 2,475 175 7.1% 459 18.5%
Lower Oxford Twp. 3,192 390 12.2% 664 20.8%
Malvern Boro. 3,430 183 5.3% 484 14.1%
Modena Boro. 837 129 15.4% 592 70.7%
New Garden Twp. 12,098 616 5.1% 1,961 16.2%
New London Twp. 5,946 194 3.3% 495 8.3%
Newlin Twp. 1,231 98 8.0% 164 13.3%
North Coventry Twp. 7,979 631 7.9% 1,341 16.8%
Oxford Boro. 5,386 875 16.2% 2,101 39.0%
Parkesburg Boro. 3,821 290 7.6% 989 25.9%
Penn Twp. 5,451 808 14.8% 1,389 25.5%
Pennsbury Twp. 3,503 124 3.5% 267 7.6%
Phoenixville Boro. 16,847 2,187 13.0% 4,475 26.6%
Pocopson Twp. 3,057 113 3.7% 245 8.0%
Sadsbury Twp. 3,983 131 3.3% 832 20.9%
Schuylkill Twp. 8,289 241 2.9% 889 10.7%
South Coatesville Boro. 1,414 244 17.3% 515 36.4%
South Coventry Twp. 2,632 78 3.0% 242 9.2%
Spring City Boro. 3,307 352 10.6% 797 24.1%
Thornbury Twp. 3,088 121 3.9% 263 8.5%
Tredyffrin Twp. 29,432 888 3.0% 2,413 8.2%
Upper Oxford Twp. 2,519 101 4.0% 619 24.6%
Upper Uwchlan Twp. 11,553 220 1.9% 351 3.0%
Uwchlan Twp. 18,860 746 4.0% 1,934 10.3%
Valley Twp. 7,624 350 4.6% 1,687 22.1%
Wallace Twp. 3,544 67 1.9% 208 5.9%
Warwick Twp. 2,545 155 6.1% 368 14.5%
West Bradford Twp. 13,015 361 2.8% 1,199 9.2%
West Brandywine Twp. 7,310 427 5.8% 1,069 14.6%
West Caln Twp. 9,103 333 3.7% 1,294 14.2%
West Chester Boro. 16,829 4,179 24.8% 6,365 37.8%
West Fallowfield Twp. 2,590 338 13.1% 681 26.3%
West Goshen Twp. 22,825 2,161 9.5% 3,336 14.6%
West Grove Boro. 2,845 87 3.1% 607 21.3%
West Marlborough Twp. 849 26 3.1% 77 9.1%
West Nantmeal Twp. 2,017 105 5.2% 220 10.9%
West Nottingham Twp. 2,723 191 7.0% 643 23.6%
West Pikeland Twp. 4,068 91 2.2% 192 4.7%
West Sadsbury Twp. 2,373 108 4.6% 425 17.9%
West Vincent Twp. 5,420 298 5.5% 539 9.9%
West Whiteland Twp. 18,481 644 3.5% 1,402 7.6%
Westtown Twp. 10,890 343 3.1% 838 7.7%
Willistown Twp. 10,765 567 5.3% 1,395 13.0%

Source: US Census Bureau, S1701, Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months, 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

Last Updated: Data accessed December 2020