Bucks County PA Information


Bucks County Subdivisions

Bucks County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 625,729
Population in Households 617,578
Population in Familes 522,835
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,151
Population Density1 1,035
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 237,060
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 168,869
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 249,804 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 178,439 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 58,621 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,744 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $314,767
Average Home Value $371,047


Median Household Income $79,704
Average Household Income $104,376
Per Capita Income $39,616
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.01% 0.09%
Households 0.18% 0.15%
Families 0.02% 0.05%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   2.64%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Bucks County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bucks County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 4 96th
Population Density1 # 6 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 18 75th
Median Household Income # 3 97th
Per Capita Income # 3 97th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.