Trappe, Pennsylvania

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Trappe, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Trappe People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Trappe Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Trappe Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Trappe Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Trappe Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Trappe College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Trappe, Pennsylvania

Comparing Trappe 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 Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 8 10
Racial Diversity 7 8
Age of the Population 3 2
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Senior Citizens 2 1


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 10
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
People Living Alone 4 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Trappe Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 23 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Montgomery
Standard Zip Codes 19426
Phone Area Codes 610
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.198
Longitude -75.476

Trappe Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.3 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 5.8 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
Distance 18.1 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
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Trappe Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,210 100%
Male 1,599 49.8%
Female 1,611 50.2%
Under 18 794 24.7%
18+ 2,416 75.3%
65+ 320 10%
Median Age 35.3
Average Family Size 3
White 3,018 94%
African-American 77 2.4%
Asian 44 1.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.2%
Other 11 0.3%
Mixed Race 53 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 38 1.2%

Estimated Trappe Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,422
Growth 212
Growth % 6.6%

Trappe 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 25.3%
Italian 19.4%
Irish 17.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.6%
English 5.9%
Polish 5.3%
US/American 3%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Dutch 1.4%
Iranian 1.1%
Hungarian 0.9%
Slovak 0.9%
Swedish 0.7%
Swiss 0.7%
Welsh 0.7%
Russian 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
British 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Australian 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
African 0.3%
Romanian 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Greek 0.2%
Egyptian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Slavic 0.2%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Arcola (19426)
Graterford (19426)
Rahns (19426)

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)
Trappe 3,210 $76,544
Collegeville 8,032 $90,733
King of Prussia 18,511 $75,882
Phoenixville 14,788 $54,424
Royersford 4,246 $55,579
Schwenksville 1,693 $55,000
Spring City 3,305 $52,292
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Student/teacher ratio: 6.5

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