Yardley, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Yardley, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Yardley had a population of 2,525 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

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, 2016)


Total Population 2,525
Population in Households 2,525
Population in Familes 1,866
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,704
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 1,190
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 664
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,269 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 800 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 390 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $357,014
Average Home Value $383,094


Median Household Income $80,134
Average Household Income $103,923
Per Capita Income $48,978
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.45%
Households 0.65% 0.5%
Families 0.47% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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.

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, 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 # 540 69th
Population Density1 # 501 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 416 77th
Median Household Income # 98 94th
Per Capita Income # 42 98th

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