Richlandtown, Pennsylvania

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Richlandtown, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

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Low Rate of Poverty
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Top 10% Richlandtown Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Richlandtown, Pennsylvania

Comparing Richlandtown 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
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Senior Citizens 7 5
Racial Diversity 5 5
Age of the Population 3 2
Male Share of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
Median Family Income 8 8
College Educated Adults 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 4 3
Working at Home 3 4
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
People Living Alone 3 1
Housing Recently Built 3 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 3
Affordability of Rents 2 2

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Richlandtown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles S of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 36 miles N of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Standard Zip Codes 18955
Phone Area Codes 215
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.47
Longitude -75.32

Richlandtown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.7 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
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 44.3 inches
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
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Richlandtown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,283 100%
Male 597 46.5%
Female 686 53.5%
Under 18 349 27.2%
18+ 934 72.8%
65+ 225 17.5%
Median Age 35.4
Average Family Size 3.13
White 1,261 98.3%
African-American 5 0.4%
Asian 6 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 5 0.4%
Mixed Race 6 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 1.2%

Estimated Richlandtown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,351
Growth 68
Growth % 5.3%

Richlandtown 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 40.3%
Irish 8.4%
Italian 7.2%
US/American 6.3%
Pennsylvania German 5.9%
English 5.8%
Polish 5.6%
Scottish 2.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.4%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Dutch 1.4%
Portuguese 1.3%
Hungarian 1.3%
Slovak 1.3%
Welsh 1.1%
Swedish 0.9%
Eastern European 0.8%
Egyptian 0.8%
European 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Austrian 0.5%
Slavic 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Iranian 0.2%
Latvian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Richlandtown 1,283 $49,423
Coopersburg 2,582 $51,935
Hellertown 5,606 $49,604
Perkasie 8,828 $59,413
Quakertown 8,931 $51,194
Sellersville 4,564 $55,313
Trumbauersville 1,059 $60,000
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