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Census-designated place
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Chester
Township New Garden
Elevation 338 ft (103 m)
Coordinates 39°49′48″N 75°45′32″W / 39.83°N 75.75889°W / 39.83; -75.75889
Area 2.1 sq mi (5.4 km2)
 - land 2.1 sq mi (5 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 1,375 (2000)
Density 660.3 /sq mi (254.9 /km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 610
Location of Toughkenamon in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Toughkenamon is a census-designated place (CDP) in New Garden Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,375 at the 2000 census.


Toughkenamon is located at 39°49′48″N 75°45′32″W / 39.83°N 75.75889°W / 39.83; -75.75889 (39.829874, -75.758847).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.4 km²), of which, 2.1 square miles (5.4 km²) of it is land and 0.48% is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,375 people, 369 households, and 281 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 660.3 people per square mile (255.2/km²). There were 384 housing units at an average density of 184.4/sq mi (71.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 73.53% White, 2.47% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.87% Asian, 20.65% from other races, and 2.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 48.36% of the population.

There were 369 households out of which 40.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.6% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.41 and the average family size was 3.69.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 14.0% from 18 to 24, 36.0% from 25 to 44, 14.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 146.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 158.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $63,109, and the median income for a family was $63,984. Males had a median income of $28,500 versus $39,000 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $20,745. None of the families and 5.7% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 18.3% of those over 64.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  


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