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Pennsbury Township Population Trends, 1920-2010

Year Population Numeric Change Percent Change
1920 545 - -
1930 678 133 24.4%
1940 660 -18 -2.6%
1950 686 26 3.9%
1960 936 250 36.4%
1970 1763 827 88.4%
1980 2604 841 47.7%
1990 3326 722 27.7%

2000

2011

3500

3686

174

186

5.2%

7.0%

Source: US Census Bureau, 1920-2000.

Population Growth, 1970-2000
Pennsbury Township and Surrounding Municipalities

Municipality Population Percent Change
1970 1980 1990 2000 1980-1990 1990-2000
Pennsbury 1763 2604 3326 3500 27.7% 5.2%
Birmingham 834 1584 2636 4221 66.4% 60.1%
Chadds Ford Del. Co. 1281 2057 3118 3170 51.6% 1.7%
East Marlborough 3031 3953 4781 6317 20.9% 32.1%
Kennett Township* 3394 4201 4624 6451 10.1% 39.5%
Newlin 1464 725 1092 1150 50.6% 5.3%
Pocopson 1556 2331 3266 3350 40.1% 2.6%
West Marlborough 917 941 874 859 -7.1% -1.7%
             
Chester County 277,746 316,660 376,396 433,501 18.9% 15.2%

Source: US Census Bureau, 1970-2000.

*Except for Kennett Township, all municipalities are within the Unionville Chadds Ford School District.

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Data provided by the Chester County Planning Commission.