Downingtown, Pennsylvania

Population 7,910

Downingtown is located in Chester County, PA. The population is 7,910, making Downingtown the 4th largest city in Chester County.

There are 14 public schools in Downingtown with an average Homefacts rating of A. The total crime rate for Downingtown is low , and there are 3 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Downingtown is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Downingtown property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Downingtown include East Caln Township, Thorndale and East Brandywine Township.

Downingtown Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 58.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 32.8%

Crime Rate

4.62% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 76
  • Violent Crimes: 228
  • Robbery: 89
  • Burglary: 101
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

81.01% Lower than national avg.
  • 3 offenders in Downingtown
  • 3.79 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

75 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 8
  • Superfunds: 9
  • Tanks & Spills: 57


Moderate 2.9%
  • Pennsylvania unemployment average: 3.9%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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14 Public Schools view public schools

There are 14 K-12 public schools in Downingtown, PA and 11 private schools. Homefacts rates Downingtown's schools as Excellent, with an overall A rating.

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3 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Downingtown, PA

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$357,000 compared to September 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

9 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Downingtown, PA issued 9 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Downingtown, PA issued 4 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Downingtown, PA
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,005
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,195
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,440
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,805
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,035

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Environmental Hazards

75 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1084/1173)
    Downingtown, PA has 92.41% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Downingtown, PA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.36 Average
    Downingtown, PA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 30.93°
  • February 32.65°
  • March 43.3°
  • April 52.28°
  • May 62.83°
  • June 69.64°
  • July 77.35°
  • August 72.27°
  • September 66.13°
  • October 53.8°
  • November 43.67°
  • December 36.17°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Downingtown, PA

Downingtown, PA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Downingtown, PA has no risk of hurricanes.
Downingtown, PA has a low risk of hail storms.
Downingtown, PA has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Downingtown, PA: $60,130


Unemployment in Downingtown is 2.9%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.9% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 33.80%
White Collar - 66.20%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Tom Wolf
  • Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr.
  • Sen. Patrick J. Toomey

City Representatives

  • Ryan Costello

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

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2 Cemeteries view all

4 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Downingtown, PA

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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