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Population (year 2000): 8,828. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,736 (-1.0% change)
Males: 4,385 (49.7%), Females: 4,443 (50.3%)

Bucks County

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Median resident age: 34.9 years
Median household income: $52,000 (year 2000)
Median house value: $141,900 (year 2000)

Perkasie, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Perkasie:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (41.7%), Irish (22.0%), English (11.8%), Italian (11.3%), Polish (6.8%), United States (4.8%).

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Elevation: 340 feet

Land area: 2.6 square miles

Perkasie,

For population 25 years and over in Perkasie

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Perkasie borough

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +769 (+9.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Bethlehem, (18.5 miles Pennsylvania.MortgageGuide101.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (27.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (1.5 miles Sellersville, PA (2.3 miles Silverdale, PA (4.0 miles Telford, PA (4.7 miles Souderton, PA Quakertown, (5.8 miles PA (6.2 miles Dublin, PA (6.5 miles Hatfield, PA (6.7 miles Trumbauersville,

Latitude: 40.37 N, Longitude: 75.29 W

Area codes: 267, 215


Perkasie, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.3%), Manufacturing (20.0%), Construction (12.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,636 (-18.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 728 (16.2%)


 

Crime in Perkasie by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 1 1 2
    per 100,000 0.0 11.3 11.3 22.7
Robberies 0 0 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 11.3 11.3
Assaults 2 7 14 8
    per 100,000 22.7 79.3 158.6 90.6
Burglaries 16 16 13 23
    per 100,000 181.2 181.2 147.3 260.5
Thefts 195 120 131 148
    per 100,000 2208.9 1359.3 1483.9 1676.5
Auto thefts 2 3 7 11
    per 100,000 22.7 34.0 79.3 124.6
107.4 90.2 115.7 125.8


Average climate in Perkasie, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Perkasie,

Perkasie-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1994, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the Perkasie city center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/22/1955, a category 3 tornado 25.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Kyle Kroszner - College football player (Temple Owls).


Hospitals/medical centers near Perkasie:
  • GRAND VIEW HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; SELLERSVILLE, PA)
  • ST LUKES QUAKERTOWN HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; QUAKERTOWN, PA)
  • CENTRAL MONTGOMERY MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; LANSDALE, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Perkasie:
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 22 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; ID: ABE)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 35 miles; TRENTON, NJ; ID: TTN)
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 35 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PHL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Perkasie:
  • PENNRIDGE (about 2 miles; PERKASIE, PA; ID: N70)
  • QUAKERTOWN (about 7 miles; QUAKERTOWN, PA; ID: UKT)
  • DOYLESTOWN (about 13 miles; DOYLESTOWN, PA; ID: DYL)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2 $9,234 $55,404 11 $2,967
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $4,526 $54,312 0 $0
Electric Power 7 $36,207 $62,069 0 $0
Streets and Highways 10 $32,248 $38,697 3 $3,822
Police - Other 2 $5,953 $35,718 5 $1,749
Financial Administration 5 $16,657 $39,976 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 13 $60,097 $55,474 0 $0
Totals for Government 40 $164,923 $49,476 19 $8,539


Colleges/Universities in Perkasie:
  • UPPER BUCKS COUNTY AREA VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCH (Full-time enrollment: 106; Location: 3115 RIDGE RD; Public)
  • BUCKS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 103; Location: ONE HILLENDALE DR; Public; Website: www.bucks.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Perkasie:
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; BLUE BELL, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,097)
  • LEHIGH UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; FT enrollment: 5,725)
  • NORTHAMPTON COUNTY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; FT enrollment: 3,128)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE ABINGTON (about 21 miles; ABINGTON, PA; FT enrollment: 2,598)
  • BEAVER COLLEGE (about 21 miles; GLENSIDE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,016)
  • LAFAYETTE COLLEGE (about 22 miles; EASTON, PA; FT enrollment: 2,218)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 23 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,334)
Public high school in Perkasie:
  • PENNRIDGE HS (Students: 2,308; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Perkasie:
  • PENNRIDGE CENTRAL MS (Students: 657; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • PATRICIA A GUTH EL SCH (Students: 574; Grades: KG - 06)
  • PENNRIDGE SOUTH MS (Students: 547; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • SEYLAR EL SCH (Students: 510; Grades: KG - 06)
  • DEIBLER EL SCH (Students: 498; Grades: KG - 06)
  • UPPER BUCKS COUNTY AVTS (Grades: 00 - 00)

Church in Perkasie: Saint Andrews Church (A).

Creek: Pleasant Spring Creek (A).

Park in Perkasie: Menlo Park (1).


Perkasie compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Perkasie:
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISP (1570 AM; 5 kW; DOYLESTOWN, PA; Owner: HOLY SPIRIT RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNPV (1440 AM; 3 kW; LANSDALE, PA; Owner: WNPV INC.)
  • WNAP (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORRISTOWN, PA; Owner: WNAP, INC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Perkasie:
  • WBYO (88.9 FM; SELLERSVILLE, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WBMR (91.7 FM; TELFORD, PA; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Perkasie:
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

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