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Housing Data

Housing — Age of Housing

Source: US Census Bureau (see below).

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Geography Total Units Built % Built 2010 or Later* Built 2014 or Later Built 2010 to 2013 Built 2000 to 2009 Built 1990 to 1999 Built 1980 to 1989 Built 1970 to 1979 Built 1960 to 1969 Built 1950 to 1959 Built 1940 to 1949 Built 1939 or Earlier
Chester County 195,720 2.2% 584 3,726 30,714 30,824 31,344 27,221 19,715 17,764 6,086 27,742
Atglen Boro. 478 0.0% 0 0 115 72 30 31 29 35 5 161
Avondale Boro. 407 18.4% 0 75 11 12 56 27 15 37 19 155
Birmingham Twp. 1,516 0.0% 0 0 71 591 350 275 69 26 28 106
Caln Twp. 5,689 1.7% 16 82 843 593 1,205 1,132 804 359 323 332
Charlestown Twp. 1,910 0.0% 0 0 614 537 145 156 108 132 50 168
Coatesville City 5,114 0.6% 0 33 782 220 133 222 275 425 488 2,536
Downingtown Boro. 3,338 0.7% 0 24 179 126 285 511 514 649 156 894
East Bradford Twp. 3,716 0.2% 0 9 233 1,177 1,125 440 183 107 50 392
East Brandywine Twp. 2,886 17.6% 26 482 535 403 421 562 187 54 57 159
East Caln Twp. 2,339 0.0% 0 0 1,141 311 188 374 215 88 22 0
East Coventry Twp. 2,553 1.9% 0 49 958 112 255 324 298 251 84 222
East Fallowfield Twp. 2,803 0.0% 0 0 786 407 278 601 163 263 128 177
East Goshen Twp. 8,330 0.8% 0 67 888 1,323 2,258 2,207 860 507 88 132
East Marlborough Twp. 2,781 1.5% 0 42 567 458 538 399 135 156 78 408
East Nantmeal Twp. 643 0.0% 0 0 49 126 120 83 39 20 13 193
East Nottingham Twp. 2,924 4.2% 0 123 1,084 679 228 270 115 81 32 312
East Pikeland Twp. 3,098 2.5% 31 45 595 607 464 253 260 405 230 208
East Vincent Twp. 2,436 0.0% 0 0 615 415 233 210 282 204 85 392
East Whiteland Twp. 3,821 0.9% 8 27 576 432 595 639 623 608 118 195
Easttown Twp. 4,216 0.7% 0 31 356 374 648 354 906 991 152 404
Elk Twp. 634 1.1% 0 7 150 126 94 95 36 38 3 85
Elverson Boro. 695 14.5% 4 97 139 282 37 31 6 5 6 88
Franklin Twp. 1,594 1.1% 0 18 253 449 328 282 59 74 29 102
Highland Twp. 490 0.6% 3 0 43 70 56 72 46 55 24 121
Honey Brook Boro. 728 2.5% 0 18 112 85 60 37 47 80 44 245
Honey Brook Twp. 2,798 5.2% 0 145 705 639 525 410 63 83 22 206
Kennett Square Boro. 2,158 2.7% 21 38 46 89 206 272 238 268 140 840
Kennett Twp. 3,300 1.8% 16 42 522 798 550 586 175 259 23 329
London Britain Twp. 1,175 3.1% 4 33 172 132 327 205 81 77 39 105
London Grove Twp. 2,634 8.4% 35 185 898 393 277 243 131 217 0 255
Londonderry Twp. 790 5.7% 0 45 242 110 63 124 33 36 16 121
Lower Oxford Twp. 1,106 1.1% 4 8 174 235 155 93 96 128 61 152
Malvern Boro. 1,538 7.7% 51 67 67 206 183 231 134 147 66 386
Modena Boro. 241 0.0% 0 0 11 1 14 16 11 24 9 155
New Garden Twp. 3,995 2.2% 20 66 1,052 1,339 481 234 198 172 124 309
New London Twp. 1,924 4.5% 0 86 429 526 481 163 37 39 0 163
Newlin Twp. 528 1.7% 0 9 90 65 120 91 19 23 26 85
North Coventry Twp. 3,321 0.2% 0 7 350 233 282 644 751 380 99 575
Oxford Boro. 2,115 0.0% 0 0 254 308 159 287 241 91 168 607
Parkesburg Boro. 1,508 3.9% 0 59 185 214 156 64 139 103 34 554
Penn Twp. 2,290 1.8% 0 42 1,073 406 294 245 70 55 21 84
Pennsbury Twp. 1,507 2.4% 31 5 114 240 457 253 229 64 31 83
Phoenixville Boro. 7,883 1.0% 24 53 634 397 895 874 625 1,016 402 2,963
Pocopson Twp. 1,239 2.5% 0 31 246 192 264 181 105 131 15 74
Sadsbury Twp. 1,460 0.0% 0 0 520 169 66 105 58 105 70 367
Schuylkill Twp. 3,110 0.7% 7 15 612 645 215 314 613 281 126 282
South Coatesville Boro. 589 5.3% 0 31 145 9 22 42 31 98 50 161
South Coventry Twp. 996 0.9% 0 9 291 111 66 92 74 151 23 179
Spring City Boro. 1,426 0.0% 0 0 60 43 65 151 87 119 51 850
Thornbury Twp. 1,187 2.1% 0 25 303 452 109 98 26 119 4 51
Tredyffrin Twp. 12,475 0.3% 40 0 249 1,003 2,986 1,862 2,289 2,255 512 1,279
Upper Oxford Twp. 848 0.5% 0 4 187 225 113 120 13 5 34 147
Upper Uwchlan Twp. 3,754 2.7% 18 85 1,573 751 777 305 16 70 34 125
Uwchlan Twp. 6,982 1.4% 0 96 922 1,446 1,839 1,366 1,061 96 11 145
Valley Twp. 2,856 9.0% 28 230 717 663 258 212 181 176 94 297
Wallace Twp. 1,209 2.6% 0 32 165 258 200 233 51 27 65 178
Warwick Twp. 1,125 1.2% 0 14 110 118 106 261 115 94 27 280
West Bradford Twp. 4,416 3.1% 16 122 630 538 1,234 1,027 388 135 69 257
West Brandywine Twp. 3,040 0.3% 0 8 465 914 580 441 206 224 39 163
West Caln Twp. 3,398 2.2% 50 25 860 739 395 515 334 152 25 303
West Chester Boro. 7,090 4.1% 50 240 113 377 527 476 729 719 339 3,520
West Fallowfield Twp. 953 1.7% 0 16 100 151 149 143 52 68 50 224
West Goshen Twp. 8,576 3.7% 28 286 760 1,281 1,133 1,584 1,387 1,385 297 435
West Grove Boro. 977 0.0% 0 0 115 133 46 85 88 145 74 291
West Marlborough Twp. 377 2.7% 7 3 27 12 40 59 32 24 11 162
West Nantmeal Twp. 821 1.8% 0 15 47 169 90 176 50 54 31 189
West Nottingham Twp. 984 2.6% 5 21 205 254 155 102 23 85 44 90
West Pikeland Twp. 1,515 0.5% 0 7 227 427 400 49 74 56 27 248
West Sadsbury Twp. 855 3.6% 8 23 57 179 159 167 30 72 34 126
West Vincent Twp. 1,751 5.4% 0 95 613 290 161 67 63 69 26 367
West Whiteland Twp. 7,212 0.6% 0 41 988 1,740 1,649 1,102 796 597 120 179
Westtown Twp. 3,988 2.2% 10 79 189 629 949 807 655 472 49 149
Willistown Twp. 4,561 1.7% 23 54 505 588 836 457 543 948 142 465

Source: US Census Bureau, B25034, Year Structure Built, Universe: Housing Units, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

Last Updated: Data accessed Dec. 2017

Note: * A house constructed after 2010 is more likely to have a newer roof, water heater, siding and HV/AC, and so have lower maintenance-associated costs.