Silverdale, Pennsylvania

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Silverdale, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Silverdale Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Silverdale People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Silverdale Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Silverdale, Pennsylvania

Comparing Silverdale 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
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 8
Racial Diversity 3 3
Age of the Population 3 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Working at Home 8 9
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Short Commute Times 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Affordability of Rents 2 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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Silverdale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles S of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 27 miles N of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Bucks
P.O. Box Zip Codes 18962
Phone Area Codes 215
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.347
Longitude -75.271

Silverdale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.2 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 16.7 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
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.8 inches
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Silverdale Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,001 100%
Male 528 52.7%
Female 473 47.3%
Under 18 325 32.5%
18+ 676 67.5%
65+ 62 6.2%
Median Age 34.1
Average Family Size 3.45
White 991 99%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.8%

Estimated Silverdale Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 976
Growth -25
Growth % -2.5%

Silverdale 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 34.1%
Irish 23%
Italian 8.1%
English 6.3%
Polish 5%
US/American 3.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.6%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
Pennsylvania German 2.5%
Welsh 2%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Lithuanian 1.1%
Russian 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
British 0.7%
Hungarian 0.7%
Norwegian 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
Scottish 0.5%
Slavic 0.2%
Northern European 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Silverdale 1,001 $68,594
Dublin 2,083 $55,724
Hatfield 2,605 $52,743
Perkasie 8,828 $59,413
Sellersville 4,564 $55,313
Souderton 6,730 $57,200
Telford 4,680 $56,809
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