Rose Valley, Pennsylvania

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Rose Valley, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Rose Valley College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Rose Valley Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Rose Valley People in Middle Class or Better
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Rose Valley Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Rose Valley Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Rose Valley Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Rose Valley Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Rose Valley, Pennsylvania

Comparing Rose Valley 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Racial Diversity 7 8
Senior Citizens 6 4
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 4 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
People Living Alone 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1

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Rose Valley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 12 miles W of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Delaware
Standard Zip Codes 19063, 19086
Phone Area Codes 610
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.896
Longitude -75.385

Rose Valley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.7 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 40 F
Apr Temp 46 to 63 F
Jul Temp 70 to 88 F
Oct Temp 50 to 65 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Distance 15.3 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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Rose Valley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 944 100%
Male 468 49.6%
Female 476 50.4%
Under 18 240 25.4%
18+ 704 74.6%
65+ 157 16.6%
Median Age 45.7
Average Family Size 2.99
White 900 95.3%
African-American 15 1.6%
Asian 16 1.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 9 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 2.2%

Estimated Rose Valley Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 928
Growth -16
Growth % -1.7%

Rose Valley 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
English 17.6%
Irish 16.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.6%
Italian 11.1%
German 8.5%
Polish 4.9%
US/American 4%
Russian 2.6%
Scottish 2.4%
Eastern European 1.9%
Austrian 1.9%
Welsh 1.9%
European 1.8%
British 1.7%
Norwegian 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Canadian 1.3%
Ukrainian 1.1%
French Canadian 0.8%
Swedish 0.8%
Lebanese 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Slovak 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Danish 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Serbian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Elwyn (19063)
Franklin Center (19063)
Garden City (19063, 19086)
Glen Riddle (19063)
Glen Riddle Lima (19063)
Nether Providence (19086)
Rose Tree (19063)
Upper Providence (19063)
Wallingford (19086)
Wawa (19063)

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)
Rose Valley 944 $118,637
Brookhaven 7,985 $58,271
Media 5,533 $58,065
Parkside 2,267 $48,958
Rutledge 860 $70,333
Swarthmore 6,170 $105,874
Upland 2,977 $35,640

Rose Valley Public Libraries

Helen Kate Furness Fr Library
Rose Valley, Pennsylvania
(610) 566-9331

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