Village Shires, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Village Shires, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Village Shires Census Designated Place had a population of 3,701 as of July 1, 2016. Village Shires 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 Village Shires is located at latitude 40.2001 and longitude -74.9706 in Bucks County. The formal boundaries for the Village Shires Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bucks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 190 feet.

The Village Shires Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390437) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Village Shires Census Designated Place is located within Township of Northampton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bucks County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Village Shires population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Village Shires, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,701
Population in Households 3,629
Population in Familes 2,810
Population in Group Qrtrs 72
Population Density1 3,087
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 1,641
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 931
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,869 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,137 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 504 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 228 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $360,798
Average Home Value $358,927


Median Household Income $73,031
Average Household Income $97,186
Per Capita Income $43,796
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.03% -0.59%
Households -1.01% -0.64%
Families -1.2% -0.72%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.

Village Shires, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Village Shires to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 373 79th
Population Density1 # 404 77th
Diversity Index2 # 833 53rd
Median Household Income # 175 90th
Per Capita Income # 68 96th

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