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People

Total Population 8,917
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 16.1%
Employed Population 16+ 4,495
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 45%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,754
% Above Poverty Level 87.6%
% Below Poverty Level 12.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.6%
Median Gross Rent $940
Median House Value $177,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.4%
US/American 0%
English 8.6%
Irish 22.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Quakertown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles S of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 35 miles N of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Standard Zip Codes 18951
Phone Area Codes 215
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.441
Longitude -75.341

Quakertown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BUCKSVILLE
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
Station RODALE RESEARCH CENTER
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Station NORRISTOWN
Distance 22.5 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Coopersburg 2,309 $74,205

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Quakertown Hospitals

ST LUKES QUAKERTOWN HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
11TH ST & PARK AVE
(215) 536-1842
Emergency Service: Yes

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  • Master of Social Work
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  • Motorsports Technology - Diploma
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Quakertown High Schools

QUAKERTOWN COMMUNITY SHS
215-529-2060
Serves 1,708 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20

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