The Borough of Downingtown had a population of 8,043 as of July 1, 2018. Downingtown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Downingtown is located at latitude 40.0083 and longitude -75.7022 in Chester County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Downingtown (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Chester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 239 feet.
The Borough of Downingtown (GNIS ID: 1215068) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Downingtown: Downing's Town, Milltown.
|Population in Households||7,871|
|Population in Familes||5,829|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||172|
|Median Household Income||$58,741|
|Average Household Income||$74,531|
|Per Capita Income||$31,521|
|Total Housing Units||3,560 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,736 (48.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,615 (45.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||209 ( 5.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$227,457|
|Average Home Value||$243,145|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.66%|
|Per Capita Income||2.66%|
The table below compares Downingtown to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 137||92nd|
|Population Density||# 299||83rd|
|Diversity Index||# 129||93rd|
|Median Household Income||# 551||69th|
|Per Capita Income||# 467||74th|
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