Downingtown Jobs

  • Experienced Servers

    Bangles Indian Cuisine - Downingtown, PA

    We are looking for Experienced Servers who have been in the industry for at least two years. Brand New Upscale Indian Cuisine 'Bangles' is located in AshBridge Plaza right next to...

    from Bangles Indian Cuisine - 1 day ago
  • Sales Representative (Finance/Insurance)

    Farmer's Insurance - Downingtown, PA

    Farmers Group, Inc. was founded in 1928, and has since grown to be the country’s third-largest home and auto carrier as well as the top special product carrier in the U.S. We are...

    from Farmer's Insurance - 5 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Downingtown, PA

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 4 days ago
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania

Downingtown is a borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 33 miles west of Philadelphia. Downingtown has been in existence since the early 1700s and boasts a number of historic buildings and structures. The town was originally named Milltown due to its number of mills along the Brandywine Creek, the first of which was founded by Thomas Moore. Around the time of the American Revolution, Milltown became more commonly known as Downing's Town because Thomas Downing owned a number of those mills. The town's name officially became Downingtown in 1812. The east branch Brandywine Creek runs through the middle of the town. The town is located along what was originally the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike, which was an early westward road in the wagon days. The Turnpike later became the Lincoln Highway, which was the first paved road to cross the nation from sea to sea. The famous Irish patriot and martyr Theobald Wolfe Tone briefly lived here. President Lincoln's funeral train...more

Downingtown Careers

Among the most common occupations in Downingtown are Sales and office occupations, 35%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 12%. Approximately 84 percent of workers in Downingtown, Pennsylvania work for companies, 9 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Downingtown Industries

The leading industries in Downingtown, Pennsylvania are Educational, health and social services, 19%; Manufacturing, 17%; and Retail trade, 15%. Simply Hired's Downingtown job listings indicate that the following industries in Downingtown are hiring the most workers:

Downingtown Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Downingtown, Pennsylvania is $34,088, and the median income of households in Downingtown was $45,979.

Average Salaries in Downingtown, PA

Downingtown, PA


According to our Downingtown Trends data, the number of Downingtown, Pennsylvania jobs has decreased by 46% since October 2013.
Downingtown job trends

Downingtown Employment Statistics

Population of Downingtown
Total population 7,589
Male 47.33%
Female 52.67%
Median age 35.1
Downingtown Housing
Owner-occupied homes 53.1%
Median cost of a home $117,000
Median mortgage payment $725
Renter-occupied homes 46.9%
Vacant housing 4.3%
Median monthly rent $714
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $38,893
Median for all female full-time $29,284
Household Income
Less than $10,000 6%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 20%
$50,000 to $74,999 24%
$75,000 to $99,999 13%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 41%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 16%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 31%
Currently married 49%
Separated 2%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 11%
White 85%
Black or African American 11%
Asian 2%
Other 2%
Downingtown Commute
Carpool 13.1%
Public transportation 3.2%
Average travel time 22 minutes

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