Penndel, Pennsylvania

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Penndel, Pennsylvania

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High Points

Penndel strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Penndel Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Penndel Well-Paid Single Women
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Penndel Walking and Biking to Work
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 15% Penndel Racial Diversity
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Penndel Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Penndel, Pennsylvania

Comparing Penndel to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Racial Diversity 8 9
Female Share of the Population 7 5
Male Share of the Population 4 6
Senior Citizens 4 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 6
Age of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 7
Portion of People Married 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
Median Family Income 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 7 7
College Educated Adults 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 8 7
Housing Recently Built 4 9
Affordability of Rents 2 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Penndel Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles N of Bensalem, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 19 miles NE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Standard Zip Codes 19047
Phone Area Codes 215
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.151
Longitude -74.916

Penndel Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 41 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 50.2 inches
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
Distance 23.9 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
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Penndel Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,420 100%
Male 1,149 47.5%
Female 1,271 52.5%
Under 18 519 21.4%
18+ 1,901 78.6%
65+ 319 13.2%
Median Age 32.1
Average Family Size 3.11
White 2,226 92%
African-American 73 3%
Asian 79 3.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 15 0.6%
Mixed Race 22 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 47 1.9%

Estimated Penndel Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,397
Growth -23
Growth % -1%

Penndel Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 23.5%
Irish 20.7%
Italian 14%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8%
English 7.2%
Polish 5.5%
US/American 5.1%
Dutch 2.7%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Jamaican 1.3%
Norwegian 1.1%
Slovak 1.1%
Scottish 0.8%
British 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
French Canadian 0.4%
Armenian 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Russian 0.3%
Croatian 0.3%
Guyanese 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Liberian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Penndel, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Parkland (19047)
Upper Holland (19047)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Penndel 2,420 $46,336
Bristol 9,923 $44,517
Hulmeville 893 $59,000
Langhorne 1,981 $75,429
Levittown 53,966 $57,220
Newtown 2,312 $78,215
Tullytown 2,031 $57,917
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