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Overview

Introduction to Levittown, Pennsylvania

Levittown, Pennsylvania, in Bucks county, is 22 miles NE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town has a population of approximately 53,966.

Levittown History

Levittown, which was planned and built by Levitt & Sons, was named in honor of William J. Levitt. The majority of the land on which the town now stands was purchased in 1951. Construction began in February of 1952, after the completion of the hamlet in New York which had the same name and was built by the same builders. The uniqueness of this town rests in the fact that it was built as a planned community, complete with traffic-calming curvilinear roads, a public elementary school, churches, public pools, parks, playgrounds and other such amenities.

Levittown and Nearby Attractions

  • New Jersey State Museum
  • Abington Art Center
  • Adventure Aquarium
  • Black River & Western Railroad
  • Bulls Island Natural Area
  • Bear Creek

Things To Do In Levittown

Numerous museums are located near Levittown including the New Jersey State Museum, Old Barracks Museum, the William Trent House, and Trenton City Museum. Abington Art Center, Albert Einstein House, and Alice Paul Birthplace are some of the historic sites nearby. Recreational opportunities are available at Bulls Island Natural Area, Independence National Historical Park, and Lebanon State Forest. Other attractions include Adventure Aquarium, Philadelphia Zoo and Rutgers Gardens.

Levittown Transportation

Philadelphia International Airport is a major airport nearby.

Levittown Higher Education

Some of the colleges near Levittown are Rider University, Thomas Edison State College, and Philadelphia Biblical University - Langhorne.

Demographics

People

Total Population52,407
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens14.4%
Employed Population 16+27,055
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married50.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.2%
Median Earnings25+$41,327
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$36,752
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,657

Wealth

Median Family Income$80,909
% Above Poverty Level94.6%
% Below Poverty Level5.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation2.3%

Housing

People Living Alone21.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,120
Median House Value$222,700

Ancestry

Irish29.6%
Italian17.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.6%
English10.5%
Polish8.1%
French Except Basque1.7%
Scottish1.7%
Dutch1.5%
Slovak1.4%
Ukrainian1.4%
Hungarian1.2%
Russian0.9%
Canadian0.8%
German0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Lithuanian0.7%
Turkish0.6%
Greek0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
Austrian0.4%
African0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Czech0.2%
Haitian0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Arab0.1%
US/American0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Levittown Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bucks County
Standard Zip Codes19055, 19057, 19054, 19056
P.O. Box Zip Codes19058
Phone Area Codes215,267
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.15
Approximate Longitude-74.85

Levittown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationNESHAMINY FALLS
Distance6.4 miles
Jan Temp19 to 41 F
Apr Temp38 to 64 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 68 F
Annual Precip50.2 inches
StationMOORESTOWN
Distance14.9 miles
Jan Temp23 to 41 F
Apr Temp41 to 66 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip48.2 inches
StationLAMBERTVILLE
Distance16 miles
Jan Temp21 to 40 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 67 F
Annual Precip48.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bristol9,593$58,000
Hulmeville965$87,500
Langhorne1,606$103,438
Morrisville8,611$71,543
Penndel2,823$72,625
Tullytown1,825$73,750

Levittown Public Schools

Center For Student Lrng Cs Pennsbury
345 Lakeside Drive
ZIP: 19054
(215) 269-7390
Other
Total Enrollment 161
Manor El Sch
401 Penn Valley Road
ZIP: 19054
(215) 949-6770
Primary
Total Enrollment 434
Penn Valley El Sch
180 North Turn Lane
ZIP: 19054
(215) 949-6800
Primary
Total Enrollment 346
Walt Disney El Sch
200 Lakeside Drive North
ZIP: 19054
(215) 949-6868
Primary
Total Enrollment 375
Buchanan El Sch
2200 Haines Road
ZIP: 19055
(215) 946-5922
Primary
Total Enrollment 466
Fitch El Sch
Greenbrook Dr
ZIP: 19055
(215) 946-0232
Primary
Total Enrollment 352
Washington El Sch
275 Crabtree Dr
ZIP: 19055
(215) 945-9482
Primary
Total Enrollment 388
Buck El Sch
143 Top Rd
ZIP: 19056
(215) 809-6300
Primary
Total Enrollment 432
Everitt El Sch
Forsythia Drive South
ZIP: 19056
(215) 809-6320
Primary
Total Enrollment 395
Lincoln El Sch
10 Plumtree Pl
ZIP: 19056
(215) 945-7487
Primary
Total Enrollment 374
Sandburg Ms
30 Harmony Road
ZIP: 19056
(215) 809-6220
Middle
Total Enrollment 486
Schweitzer El Sch
Harmony Road
ZIP: 19056
(215) 809-6380
Primary
Total Enrollment 374
Barton El Sch
5 Blue Lake Rd
ZIP: 19057
(215) 945-4177
Primary
Total Enrollment 520
Devine El Sch
6403 Mill Creek Rd
ZIP: 19057
(215) 788-7995
Primary
Total Enrollment 469
Emerson El Sch
6501 Mill Creek Rd
ZIP: 19057
(215) 945-0222
Primary
Total Enrollment 386
Miller El Sch
10 Cobalt Ridge Dr S
ZIP: 19057
(215) 809-6360
Primary
Total Enrollment 415
Truman Shs
3001green Lane
ZIP: 19057
(215) 547-3000
High
Total Enrollment 1581

Levittown Private Schools

St Michael The Archangel
130 Levittown Pkwy
ZIP: 19054
Elementary
Total Enrollment 248
Emilie Christian Day School
7300 New Falls Rd
ZIP: 19055
Elementary
Total Enrollment 19
Hope Lutheran School
2600 Haines Rd
ZIP: 19055
Elementary
Total Enrollment 70
First Presbyterian Church School
5918 Bristol Emilie Rd
ZIP: 19057
Elementary
Total Enrollment 7
Oxford Valley Coop Preschool & Kindergarten
2185 Bristol Oxford Valley Rd
ZIP: 19057
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
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