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Yardley, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Yardley had a population of 2,593 as of July 1, 2017. Yardley ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Yardley is located at latitude 40.2403 and longitude -74.8389 in Bucks County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Yardley (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Bucks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Borough of Yardley (GNIS ID: 1214983) 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 Yardley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Yardley: Howells Ferry, Johnsons Ferry, The Boatyard, Yardley Ferry, Yardleyville.

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Yardley, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,593
Daytime Population: Workers 1,512
Daytime Population: Residents 1,049
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,561
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 2,593
Population in Familes 1,914
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,777
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $86,153
Average Household Income $114,604
Per Capita Income $54,053


Total Housing Units 1,303 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 827 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 396 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $353,151
Average Home Value $376,753


Total Households 1,223
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 683
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.88% 0.68%
Households 0.94% 0.71%
Families 0.79% 0.61%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Yardley, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yardley to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 526 70th
Population Density # 484 73rd
Diversity Index # 416 77th
Median Household Income # 81 95th
Per Capita Income # 37 98th

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