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Nether Providence Township

Delaware County is situated in the southeastern corner of Pennsylvania neighboring two urban areas, Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE.  Nether Providence Township is located in Delaware County.

Nether Providence Township was settled in 1686 and incorporated as a township in 1687.  The name had its origin with some of the early immigrants and was given as an indication of their appreciation for the safe release from the obstacles they had encountered in crossing the ocean. 

Single family homes, condominiums and town houses can be found in Nether Providence, making it a beautiful community to live in with friendly and family oriented residents.  Nether Providence Township has public transportation available by train, bus, taxi and trolley.  There are numerous parks and recreational activities available for everyone to enjoy. 

Weather in Thornton

The average high temperatures in Thornton range from 38 in January to 85 in July

Average home income in Thornton

The average household income of a Thornton resident is $158,734 with an average home value of $502,320

Population of Thornton

Thornton has 2,411 residents.

Home ownership in Thornton

The average level of home ownership in Thornton is 93%.

Education breakdown of Thornton

Education levels of residents of Thornton include: highschool 15%, associate 4%, bachelor 32%, graduate 29%.

Households in Thornton

Thornton has 768 homes, built on average 34 years ago.