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Population Data

Population — Trends 1930 - 2010

Source: US Census Bureau (see below).

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Geography 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010
Chester County 126,629 135,626 159,141 210,608 277,746 316,660 376,396 433,501 499,132
Atglen 620 588 668 721 740 669 825 1,217 1,406
Avondale 763 754 941 1,016 1,025 891 954 1,108 1,265
Birmingham 398 384 429 453 834 1,584 2,636 4,221 4,208
Caln 1,676 3,661 5,779 6,685 6,689 9,639 11,997 11,916 13,817
Charlestown 720 726 854 1,931 3,528 2,770 2,754 4,051 5,671
Coatesville 14,582 14,006 13,826 12,971 12,331 10,698 11,038 10,838 13,100
Downingtown 4,548 4,645 4,948 5,598 7,437 7,650 7,749 7,589 7,891
East Bradford 906 1,033 1,187 1,713 3,260 3,219 6,440 9,405 9,942
East Brandywine 774 913 1,108 1,618 2,741 4,690 5,179 5,822 6,742
East Caln 297 315 403 758 1,739 2,187 2,619 2,857 4,838
East Coventry 1,271 1,304 1,499 2,183 3,284 4,085 4,450 4,566 6,636
East Fallowfield 1,406 1,542 1,795 2,745 3,487 3,962 4,433 5,157 7,449
East Goshen 739 867 1,039 1,694 5,138 10,021 15,138 16,824 18,026
East Marlborough 1,599 1,600 1,868 2,417 3,031 3,953 4,781 6,317 7,026
East Nantmeal 594 549 665 730 858 1,222 1,448 1,787 1,803
East Nottingham 1,339 1,576 1,748 2,298 2,402 3,111 3,841 5,516 8,650
East Pikeland 928 976 1,395 2,817 4,384 4,410 5,825 6,551 7,079
East Vincent 2,664 3,614 4,576 5,453 5,084 4,739 4,161 5,493 6,821
East Whiteland 1,334 1,290 1,740 5,078 7,242 8,468 8,398 9,333 10,650
Easttown 2,570 2,552 3,811 6,907 9,565 9,064 9,570 10,270 10,477
Elk 404 457 462 539 649 750 1,129 1,485 1,681
Elverson 330 316 370 472 509 530 470 959 1,225
Franklin 620 655 666 817 1,043 1,920 2,779 3,850 4,352
Highland 792 827 904 1,029 1,248 1,244 1,199 1,125 1,272
Honey Brook Borough 654 766 864 1,023 1,115 1,164 1,184 1,287 1,713
Honey Brook Township 1,140 1,171 1,261 1,584 2,883 4,128 5,449 6,278 7,647
Kennett 1,343 1,767 2,145 3,026 3,394 4,201 4,624 6,451 7,565
Kennett Square 3,091 3,375 3,699 4,355 4,876 4,715 5,218 5,273 6,072
London Britain 455 462 559 686 963 1,546 2,671 2,797 3,139
London Grove 1,484 1,666 1,844 2,734 3,109 3,531 3,922 5,265 7,475
Londonderry 491 478 595 718 920 1,293 1,243 1,632 2,149
Lower Oxford 1,127 1,186 1,657 2,007 1,979 2,836 3,264 4,319 5,200
Malvern 1,551 1,680 1,764 2,268 2,583 2,999 2,944 3,059 2,998
Modena 599 625 824 859 867 672 563 610 535
New Garden 2,391 2,716 3,027 3,718 4,153 4,790 5,430 9,083 11,984
New London 576 624 660 845 938 1,312 2,721 4,583 5,631
Newlin 579 984 957 1,477 1,464 725 1,092 1,150 1,285
North Coventry 2,837 3,030 3,242 4,367 6,690 7,164 7,506 7,381 7,866
Oxford 2,606 2,723 3,091 3,376 3,658 3,633 3,769 4,315 5,077
Parkesburg 2,288 2,288 2,611 2,759 2,701 2,578 2,981 3,373 3,593
Penn 537 588 705 1,097 989 1,888 2,257 2,812 5,364
Pennsbury 678 660 686 936 1,763 2,604 3,326 3,500 3,604
Phoenixville 12,029 12,282 12,932 13,797 14,823 14,165 15,066 14,788 16,440
Pocopson 416 513 475 1,315 1,556 2,331 3,266 3,350 4,582
Sadsbury 1,071 1,226 1,502 2,066 2,103 2,398 2,510 2,582 3,570
Schuylkill 1,566 1,581 3,835 3,461 5,779 5,993 5,538 6,960 8,516
South Coatesville 1,785 1,604 1,996 2,032 1,583 1,359 1,026 997 1,303
South Coventry 589 679 863 1,212 1,518 1,556 1,682 1,895 2,604
Spring City 2,963 3,022 3,258 3,162 3,578 3,389 3,433 3,305 3,323
Thornbury 244 233 297 746 1,435 1,323 1,131 2,678 3,263
Tredyffrin 5,458 6,260 7,836 16,004 23,337 23,019 28,028 29,062 29,332
Upper Oxford 780 859 903 997 1,136 1,332 1,615 2,095 2,484
Upper Uwchlan 597 689 761 909 996 1,805 4,396 6,850 11,227
Uwchlan 507 599 761 995 5,473 8,364 12,999 16,576 18,088
Valley 2,735 2,663 3,148 3,101 3,791 3,598 4,007 5,116 6,794
Wallace 630 597 771 1,065 1,347 1,881 2,541 3,240 3,458
Warwick 1,083 1,125 1,144 1,436 1,667 2,350 2,575 2,556 2,507
West Bradford 1,558 1,367 1,530 1,894 2,996 7,343 10,406 10,775 12,223
West Brandywine 738 776 1,122 1,675 2,713 4,068 5,984 7,153 7,394
West Caln 1,069 1,214 1,485 2,140 3,152 4,958 6,143 7,054 9,014
West Chester 12,325 13,289 15,168 15,705 19,301 17,435 18,041 17,861 18,461
West Fallowfield 801 931 1,069 1,425 1,694 2,122 2,342 2,485 2,566
West Goshen 1,958 2,456 3,542 8,214 12,858 16,164 18,082 20,495 21,866
West Grove 1,375 1,357 1,521 1,607 1,870 1,820 2,128 2,652 2,854
West Marlborough 988 882 786 901 917 941 874 859 814
West Nantmeal 624 565 806 968 1,285 1,766 1,958 2,031 2,170
West Nottingham 547 685 881 1,137 1,440 2,030 2,183 2,634 2,722
West Pikeland 592 623 683 782 1,420 1,536 2,323 3,551 4,024
West Sadsbury 690 655 802 1,102 1,189 1,728 2,160 2,444 2,444
West Vincent 831 808 1,116 1,431 1,890 1,992 2,262 3,170 4,567
West Whiteland 928 1,078 1,573 4,412 7,149 9,581 12,403 16,499 18,274
Westtown 785 912 994 1,947 5,069 6,774 9,937 10,352 10,827
Willistown 2,066 2,157 2,709 6,492 9,128 8,284 9,380 10,011 10,497

Source: US Census Bureau, P1, TOTAL POPULATION, Universe: Total population, 2010 Census Summary File 1; US Census Bureau , P001, TOTAL POPULATION [1], Universe: Total Population, Census 2000 Summary File 1 (SF 1) 100-Percent Data; US Census Bureau, Census 1990; US Census Bureau, Census 1980; and Chester County Population Analysis Census 1970, pages 8-9, circa 1972.

Last Updated: Data accessed Dec. 2017