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London Britain Township
White Clay Creek Preserve is a PA state park in London Britain Township
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Chester
Elevation 138 ft (42.1 m)
Coordinates 39°45′09″N 75°46′48″W / 39.7525°N 75.78°W / 39.7525; -75.78
Area 25.6 sq mi (66.3 km2)
 - land 25.6 sq mi (66 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 2,797 (2000)
Density 283.4 /sq mi (109.4 /km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 610
Location of London Britain Township in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

London Britain Township is a township in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,797 at the 2000 census. White Clay Creek Preserve is a Pennsylvania state park in London Britain Township along White Clay Creek.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 9.9 square miles (25.6 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,797 people, 957 households, and 829 families residing in the township. The population density was 283.4 people per square mile (109.4/km²). There were 979 housing units at an average density of 99.2/sq mi (38.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.53% White, 0.89% African American, 0.04% Native American, 0.93% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.39% from other races, and 1.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.68% of the population.

There were 957 households out of which 43.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 81.0% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.3% were non-families. 10.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 32.2% from 45 to 64, and 7.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 103.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $93,521, and the median income for a family was $97,013. Males had a median income of $66,600 versus $44,141 for females. The per capita income for the township was $35,761. About 2.1% of families and 1.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.2% of those under age 18 and 4.1% of those age 65 or over.

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1930 455
1940 462 1.5%
1950 559 21.0%
1960 686 22.7%
1970 963 40.4%
1980 1,546 60.5%
1990 2,671 72.8%
2000 2,797 4.7%</ref>


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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