Pocopson train station

In 1906, the Bell Telephone Company installed one of the first pay telephone stations at the Pocopson train station.

Source: A History of Pocopson Township by Alta Baily Bittle

Industrial land

Less than 1% of Pocopson Township (13 acres) is zoned for industrial use.

Source: 2014 Pocopson Township Comprehensive Plan

Public parks and recreation

932 acres (17% of Pocopson Township) is restricted to open space and parks. Public park and recreation areas include Pocopson Park (Locust Grove and Corrine Roads, N. Wawaset and Corrine Roads), Pocopson Creek Park (1440 Lenape Road, next to the Public Works Garage), and Wawaset Road Park (behind the Barnard House andĀ opposite Pocopson Home).

Source: 2014 Pocopson Township Comprehensive Plan

Institutional land

Pocopson has modest institutional land use. 296 acres (6% of the Township) are zoned institutional.

Source: 2014 Pocopson Township Comprehensive Plan

Agricultural land

Agricultural land use represents 25% of Pocopson Township. That’s 1,356 acres of farmland.

Source: 2014 Pocopson Township Comprehensive Plan

Residential land use

Single Family residential land use represents 36% of Pocopson Township. That’s 1,936 acres.

Source: 2014 Pocopson Township Comprehensive Plan

Median Household Income

The Median Household Income in Pocopson Township is $145,089 which is higher than all of the neighboring townships except for Birmingham Township. The median Household Income for Chester County is $84,759

Source: US Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2006-2010 Averages

Population

Pocopson Township’s population is 3,392 as of 2010.*

Source: 2010 Census; US Census Bureau. *Not including the residents of Pocopson Home or the Chester County Prison

Road Info

Pocopson Township has an area of 8.4 square miles. Within the township there is a total of 41.9 miles of roadway. 13 miles of that are owned and maintained by PennDOT, with the remainder being owned and maintained by Pocopson Township.

Source: 2014 Pocopson Township Comprehensive Plan