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Population (year 2000): 7,589. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,858 (+3.5% change)
Males: 3,592 (47.3%), Females: 3,997 (52.7%)

Chester County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 35.1 years
Median household income: $45,979 (year 2000)
Median house value: $117,000 (year 2000)

Downingtown, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Downingtown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.9%)
  • Black (10.8%)
  • Hispanic (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • Asian Indian (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (24.2%), Irish (20.8%), Italian (19.0%), English (10.0%), United States (6.2%), Dutch (4.1%).Pennsylvania

Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 2.2 square miles

Downingtown,

For population 25 years and over in Downingtown

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Downingtown borough

  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

3.6% Foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 0.9% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +105 (+1.4%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: DE Wilmington, (20.8 miles www.WestChesterHomeSale.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (38.6 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (3.2 miles Thorndale, PA (5.3 miles Lionville-Marchwood, PA (5.7 miles Exton, PA (7.3 miles Modena, Coatesville, PA (7.7 miles South Chester, PA West (7.7 miles PA (7.7 miles Coatesville, Goshen, PA (9.4 miles West

Latitude: 40.01 N, Longitude: 75.71 W

Area codes: 610, 484

Downingtown, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.5%), Manufacturing (17.8%), Retail trade (15.8%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,041 (+26.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 735 (18.7%)

Crime in Downingtown by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 13.2 0.0 0.0
Rapes 4 2 5 4
    per 100,000 52.7 26.4 65.9 52.7
Robberies 7 5 8 7
    per 100,000 92.2 65.9 105.4 92.2
Assaults 45 18 23 13
    per 100,000 593.0 237.2 303.1 171.3
Burglaries 30 38 24 21
    per 100,000 395.3 500.7 316.2 276.7
Thefts 214 171 246 220
    per 100,000 2819.9 2253.3 3241.5 2898.9
Auto thefts 19 12 20 12
    per 100,000 250.4 158.1 263.5 158.1
327.8 228.8 291.5 231.0

Average climate in Downingtown, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Downingtown-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the Downingtown city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category 3 tornado 14.6 miles away from the city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Main business address for: CHESTER VALLEY BANCORP INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED), DNB FINANCIAL CORP /PA/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Downingtown:
  • CHESTER COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA)
  • BRANDYWINE HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; COATESVILLE, PA)
  • BRYN MAWR REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; MALVERN, PA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Downingtown:
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 25 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; ID: ILG)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 30 miles; READING, PA; ID: RDG)
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 35 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PHL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Downingtown:
  • KEYSTONE (about 9 miles; EXTON, PA; ID: N02)
  • BRANDYWINE (about 10 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA; ID: N99)
  • CHESTER COUNTY G O CARLSON (about 11 miles; COATESVILLE, PA; ID: 40N)

Amtrak station:
DOWNINGTOWN (VIADUCT AVE.). Services: public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3 $12,990 $51,960 1 $886
Parks and Recreation 2 $4,669 $28,014 0 $0
Sewerage 3 $8,232 $32,928 0 $0
Streets and Highways 8 $25,434 $38,151 1 $1,601
Police - Other 2 $6,321 $37,926 9 $4,946
Other and Unallocable 1 $2,431 $29,172 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 15 $73,943 $59,154 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $15,108 $45,324 9 $2,876
Totals for Government 38 $149,128 $47,093 20 $10,308
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Downingtown:
  • WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 9 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA; Full-time enrollment: 10,419)
  • IMMACULATA COLLEGE (about 10 miles; IMMACULATA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,042)
  • EASTERN COLLEGE (about 22 miles; ST DAVIDS, PA; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; MEDIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,248)
  • WILMINGTON COLLEGE (about 25 miles; NEW CASTLE, DE; FT enrollment: 3,087)
  • VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; VILLANOVA, PA; FT enrollment: 8,547)
  • WIDENER UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 26 miles; CHESTER, PA; FT enrollment: 3,646)
Public high school in Downingtown:
  • DOWNINGTOWN HS WEST CAMPUS (Students: 1,637; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Downingtown:
  • BISHOP SHANAHAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,100; Location: 220 WOODBINE RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Downingtown:
  • DOWNINGTON MS (Students: 1,321; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • UWCHLAN HILLS EL SCH (Students: 647; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SHAMONA CREEK EL SCH (Students: 617; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EAST WARD EL SCH (Students: 585; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LIONVILLE EL SCH (Students: 584; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BRANDYWINE-WALLACE EL SCH (Students: 513; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WEST BRADFORD EL SCH (Students: 484; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BEAVER CREEK EL SCH (Students: 473; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BRADFORD HGTS EL SCH (Students: 440; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Downingtown:
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 773; Location: 340 MANOR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • DEVEREUX DAY SCHOOL (Students: 138; Location: 600 BOOT ROAD; Grades: UG - UG)
  • HOPEWELL SCHOOL (Students: 87; Location: 852 HOPEWELL RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • COPELAND RUN LEARNING CENTER (Students: 63; Location: 407 LLOYD AVE; Grades: PK - 3)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 41; Location: 200 WHITFORD HILLS RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MAGIC YEARS CHILD CARE (Students: 29; Location: 799 EAST LINCOLN HIGHWAY; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Downingtown:
  • DOWNINGTOWN LIBRARY (Operating income: $197,948; Location: 330 EAST LANCASTER AVE; 19,575 books; 467 audio materials; 610 video materials; 53 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • There is a new school in Downingtown called The Brandywine School of Early Learning.

Notable location: North Park Plaza (A).

Creek: Beaver Creek (A).


Downingtown compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Downingtown:
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCOJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; COATESVILLE, PA; Owner: WCOJ RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCHE (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WEST CHESTER, PA; Owner: CHESTER COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Downingtown:
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
TV broadcast stations around Downingtown:
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)

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