Aston Township, Delaware County PA

Demographics

Aston Township

Aston Township

  • Date of Settlement: 1682
  • Incorporated as a Township: 1688
  • Became a First Class Township: 1906
  • Many of the early residents of the township came from Bampton Parish, Oxfordshire, England
  • Area: 5.74 sq. mi.
  • Elevation: 40 to 380 feet above sea level
  • 21 miles or 30 min from Center City Philadelphia
  • Transportation is available by bus
  • Aston is 70% residential, 10% commercial and 20% industrial

2010 Census Bureau Data

2010 Population by Race

  • Population: 16,592
  • Population of one race: 16,446
  • White alone: 15,652
  • Black or African American alone: 470
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone: 18
  • Asian alone: 263
  • Some Other Race alone: 43
  • Two or More Races: 146

Occupied Housing Units

  • Total Occupied Units: 5945
  • Renter Occupied: 588
  • Total Owner Occupied: 5357
  • Owned with a mortgage or loan: 3878
  • Owned free and clear: 1479

Housing Units Occupancy Status

  • Total: 6,091
  • Occupied: 5945
  • Vacant: 146

Tenure By Household Size

  • Total Units: 5357
  • 1 Person Household: 1219
  • 2 Person Household: 1686
  • 3 Person Household: 982
  • 4 Person Household: 889
  • 5 Person Household: 384
  • 6 Person Household: 143
  • 7 or more Person Household: 54

Tenure by Age of Householder

  • Total Units: 5357
  • 15 to 24 years: 34
  • 25 to 34 years: 609
  • 35 to 44 years: 916
  • 45 to 54 years: 1288
  • 55 to 64 years: 1125
  • 65 to 74 years: 701
  • 75 to 84 years: 536
  • 85 years and older: 148