Perkasie, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Perkasie, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Perkasie had a population of 8,450 as of July 1, 2015. Perkasie ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Perkasie is located at latitude 40.3717 and longitude -75.2928 in Bucks County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Perkasie (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Bucks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 371 feet.

The Borough of Perkasie (GNIS ID: 1214975) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Perkasie population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Perkasie: Comleysville, Comlyville, Perkasey.

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


Total Population 8,450
Population in Households 8,450
Population in Familes 6,939
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,333
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 3,325
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 2,264
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,224 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,101 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $268,504
Average Home Value $286,488


Median Household Income $70,081
Average Household Income $83,988
Per Capita Income $33,049
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.14% -0.01%
Households 0.11% 0.1%
Families -0.09% -0.02%
Median Household Income   3.59%
Per Capita Income   3.3%
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.


Perkasie, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perkasie to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 120 93rd
Population Density1 # 349 80th
Diversity Index2 # 691 61st
Median Household Income # 216 88th
Per Capita Income # 245 86th

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