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People

Total Population 3,248
Male Share of the Population 52.6%
Female Share of the Population 47.4%
Senior Citizens 12.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,924
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 43.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35.4%
Median Earnings25+ $44,471
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,477
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,136

Wealth

Median Family Income $88,098
% Above Poverty Level 91.5%
% Below Poverty Level 8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.6%
% Using Public Transportation 6.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 35.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,001
Median House Value $234,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.5%
US/American 0.3%
English 12.6%
Irish 32.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

North Wales Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 18 miles N of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Montgomery
Standard Zip Codes 19436, 19454, 19477
Company Zip Codes 19455
Phone Area Codes 215
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.21
Longitude -75.278

North Wales Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station WILLOW GROVE NAS
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Station NORRISTOWN
Distance 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
Station PHOENIXVILLE 1 E
Distance 13.4 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Gwynedd (19436)

Springhouse (19477)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ambler 6,513 $87,366
Blue Bell 5,985 $140,721
Chalfont 4,054 $99,583
Hatfield 3,302 $73,906
Lansdale 16,441 $69,194

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

North Wales Public Libraries

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North Wales Mem Free Library
201 SUMMIT ST
North Wales, Pennsylvania
(215) 699-5410

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