Rockledge, Pennsylvania

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Rockledge, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Rockledge Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Rockledge Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Rockledge Well-Paid Single Men
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Rockledge Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Rockledge People in Middle Class or Better
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Rockledge Walking and Biking to Work
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Rockledge Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Rockledge, Pennsylvania

Comparing Rockledge 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 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Female Share of the Population 6 5
Age of the Population 6 4
Senior Citizens 5 4
Male Share of the Population 5 7
Racial Diversity 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 7
Portion of People Married 4 6


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Working at Home 5 6
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
People Living Alone 9 8
Affordability of Rents 3 3
Housing Recently Built 2 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 8 8
Low Violent Crime 5 6

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Rockledge Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles W of Bensalem, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 9 miles NE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Montgomery
Standard Zip Codes 19046
Phone Area Codes 215
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.081
Longitude -75.09

Rockledge Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.8 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 10.3 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 14.8 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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Rockledge Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,577 100%
Male 1,234 47.9%
Female 1,343 52.1%
Under 18 607 23.6%
18+ 1,970 76.4%
65+ 399 15.5%
Median Age 38
Average Family Size 3.24
White 2,525 98%
African-American 1 0%
Asian 25 1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0%
Other 8 0.3%
Mixed Race 17 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 0.6%

Estimated Rockledge Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,537
Growth -40
Growth % -1.6%

Rockledge 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
Irish 27.5%
German 25.4%
Italian 13.2%
English 6.7%
Polish 5%
US/American 4.6%
Ukrainian 3.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.2%
European 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Russian 0.9%
Austrian 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
Hungarian 0.6%
Yugoslavian 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
British 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Baederwood (19046)
Fox Chase Manor (19046)
Foxcroft (19046)
Foxcroft Square (19046)
Hollywood (19046)
Meadowbrook (19046)
Rydal (19046)

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)
Rockledge 2,577 $55,455
Ambler 6,426 $51,235
Bryn Athyn 1,351 $76,214
Hatboro 7,393 $58,063
Ivyland 492 $63,750
Jenkintown 4,478 $72,902
Philadelphia 1,517,550 $37,036

Rockledge Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
(215) 947-3000
Emergency Service: No

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1. Ridley Park, Pennsylvania 88.9   33% 19.4% 24.5% 26 $62,378 4.9% 3.1% 7,196 4.2% 9.7 0.2% 1.8
2. Garwood, New Jersey 82.9   28.9% 17.2% 27.6% 28 $64,053 5.6% 4.1% 4,153 5.1% 14.9 0.3% 0.7
3. Hamburg, Pennsylvania 82.5   31.8% 20.6% 14.1% 26 $50,957 6% 2.1% 4,114 6.2% 10.2 0.2% 1.2
4. Haddon Heights, New Jersey 80.5   28.6% 18.2% 38.1% 27 $73,460 6.1% 2% 7,547 2.8% 20.5 0.3% 1.1
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