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Population — Poverty

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 499,329 35,883 7.2% 85,488 17.1%
Atglen Boro. 1,498 98 6.5% 479 32.0%
Avondale Boro. 1,427 204 14.3% 692 48.5%
Birmingham Twp. 4,249 29 0.7% 206 4.8%
Caln Twp. 13,821 1,280 9.3% 3,659 26.5%
Charlestown Twp. 5,115 194 3.8% 331 6.5%
Coatesville City 13,088 4,122 31.5% 6,990 53.4%
Downingtown Boro. 7,703 651 8.5% 1,866 24.2%
East Bradford Twp. 9,288 826 8.9% 1,153 12.4%
East Brandywine Twp. 7,912 186 2.4% 407 5.1%
East Caln Twp. 4,853 134 2.8% 525 10.8%
East Coventry Twp. 6,596 272 4.1% 1,185 18.0%
East Fallowfield Twp. 7,540 239 3.2% 887 11.8%
East Goshen Twp. 18,167 428 2.4% 1,700 9.4%
East Marlborough Twp. 7,068 154 2.2% 422 6.0%
East Nantmeal Twp. 1,752 111 6.3% 235 13.4%
East Nottingham Twp. 8,883 594 6.7% 1,098 12.4%
East Pikeland Twp. 7,275 343 4.7% 686 9.4%
East Vincent Twp. 6,618 306 4.6% 633 9.6%
East Whiteland Twp. 10,146 464 4.6% 1,202 11.8%
Easttown Twp. 10,534 205 1.9% 804 7.6%
Elk Twp. 1,697 94 5.5% 367 21.6%
Elverson Boro. 1,347 85 6.3% 255 18.9%
Franklin Twp. 4,464 284 6.4% 626 14.0%
Highland Twp. 1,350 62 4.6% 255 18.9%
Honey Brook Boro. 1,738 84 4.8% 391 22.5%
Honey Brook Twp. 7,738 1,203 15.5% 2,564 33.1%
Kennett Square Boro. 6,112 694 11.4% 1,846 30.2%
Kennett Twp. 7,887 415 5.3% 1,136 14.4%
London Britain Twp. 3,246 46 1.4% 193 5.9%
London Grove Twp. 8,230 255 3.1% 2,379 28.9%
Londonderry Twp. 2,298 113 4.9% 344 15.0%
Lower Oxford Twp. 3,227 384 11.9% 1,100 34.1%
Malvern Boro. 3,322 363 10.9% 780 23.5%
Modena Boro. 711 168 23.6% 379 53.3%
New Garden Twp. 12,076 913 7.6% 2,305 19.1%
New London Twp. 5,864 198 3.4% 549 9.4%
Newlin Twp. 1,308 101 7.7% 156 11.9%
North Coventry Twp. 7,960 344 4.3% 1,175 14.8%
Oxford Boro. 5,013 1,135 22.6% 1,760 35.1%
Parkesburg Boro. 3,652 196 5.4% 966 26.5%
Penn Twp. 5,423 454 8.4% 1,127 20.8%
Pennsbury Twp. 3,545 314 8.9% 567 16.0%
Phoenixville Boro. 16,528 1,504 9.1% 4,334 26.2%
Pocopson Twp. 3,180 115 3.6% 231 7.3%
Sadsbury Twp. 3,799 412 10.8% 909 23.9%
Schuylkill Twp. 8,291 329 4.0% 896 10.8%
South Coatesville Boro. 1,367 251 18.4% 383 28.0%
South Coventry Twp. 2,579 143 5.5% 305 11.8%
Spring City Boro. 3,319 127 3.8% 745 22.4%
Thornbury Twp. 3,058 117 3.8% 259 8.5%
Tredyffrin Twp. 29,432 1,334 4.5% 2,878 9.8%
Upper Oxford Twp. 2,693 90 3.3% 552 20.5%
Upper Uwchlan Twp. 11,494 126 1.1% 439 3.8%
Uwchlan Twp. 18,655 920 4.9% 1,967 10.5%
Valley Twp. 7,347 718 9.8% 1,962 26.7%
Wallace Twp. 3,526 164 4.7% 388 11.0%
Warwick Twp. 2,538 161 6.3% 362 14.3%
West Bradford Twp. 12,638 350 2.8% 688 5.4%
West Brandywine Twp. 7,311 644 8.8% 1,546 21.1%
West Caln Twp. 9,067 312 3.4% 1,657 18.3%
West Chester Boro. 16,093 4,564 28.4% 6,631 41.2%
West Fallowfield Twp. 2,587 131 5.1% 650 25.1%
West Goshen Twp. 22,768 2,164 9.5% 3,794 16.7%
West Grove Boro. 2,844 98 3.4% 881 31.0%
West Marlborough Twp. 829 11 1.3% 186 22.4%
West Nantmeal Twp. 1,867 96 5.1% 275 14.7%
West Nottingham Twp. 2,699 246 9.1% 888 32.9%
West Pikeland Twp. 4,065 70 1.7% 241 5.9%
West Sadsbury Twp. 2,350 147 6.3% 604 25.7%
West Vincent Twp. 4,953 297 6.0% 669 13.5%
West Whiteland Twp. 18,259 550 3.0% 1,660 9.1%
Westtown Twp. 10,883 436 4.0% 779 7.2%
Willistown Twp. 10,569 511 4.8% 1,349 12.8%

Source: US Census Bureau, S1701, Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

Last Updated: Data accessed Dec. 2017