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Overview

Introduction to Warminster, Pennsylvania

Warminster is located in the Delaware Valley in Bucks County. It was named after Warminster, England. It's part of the Greater Philadelphia metropolitan area. The region has a large number of historic sites.

Warminster History

Warminster and nearby Attractions

  • Warminster Days
  • Michener Art Museum
  • Pennsbury Manor
  • Bucks County Playhouse
  • Washington Crossing Historic Park
  • Moravian Pottery and Tile Works
  • Moland House
  • Parade at Sesame Place

Warminster Activities

The Delaware River is popular for a variety of activities. The region's Neshaminy, Tyler, Ralph Stover and Delaware Canal state parks are available for recreational activities. The Oxford Valley Golf Course is situated in the county. The area includes the notable Silver Lake Nature Center.

Lake Nockamixon is the largest lake in the county and is available for swimming and boating. Playwicki Park is a large acreage situated near the picturesque Neshaminy Creek and is utilized for a variety of recreational activities. A wide assortment of activities and entertainment are offered in nearby Philadelphia.

Warminster Transportation

Air travel is offered at the Philadelphia International Airport. Bus and rail services are available.

Warminster Higher Education

Delaware Valley College, La Salle University in Newtown and Bucks County Community College are located in the region.

People

Total Population 32,685
Male Share of the Population 47.2%
Female Share of the Population 52.8%
Senior Citizens 25.7%
Employed Population 16+ 14,413
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 55.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.1%
Median Earnings25+ $40,556
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,817
Median Earnings With High School Degree $34,227

Wealth

Median Family Income $84,335
% Above Poverty Level 92.4%
% Below Poverty Level 7.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation 3.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,240
Median House Value $287,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.8%
US/American 0.1%
English 8.5%
Irish 26.1%

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

Warminster Almanac

Category Value
County Bucks
Standard Zip Codes 18974
Company Zip Codes 18991
Phone Area Codes 215
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.21
Longitude -75.07

Warminster 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 4.3 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 NESHAMINY FALLS
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 41 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 50.2 inches
Station LAMBERTVILLE
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches

Warminster Public Libraries

Library
Warminster Township Fr Library
1076 EMMA LANE
Warminster, Pennsylvania
(215) 672-4362
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Warminster High Schools

WILLIAM TENNENT HS
215-441-6181
Serves 2,044 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.2

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