Ardmore, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ardmore, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Ardmore Census Designated Place had a population of 12,579 as of July 1, 2015. Ardmore ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Ardmore is located at latitude 40.0033 and longitude -75.2948 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Ardmore Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 354 feet.

The Ardmore Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389145) 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 Ardmore Census Designated Place is located within Township of Lower Merion, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ardmore 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 Ardmore: Athensville.

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


Total Population 12,579
Population in Households 12,565
Population in Familes 9,196
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 6,385
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 5,585
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 3,099
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,083 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,409 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,176 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 498 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $349,815
Average Home Value $436,598


Median Household Income $74,798
Average Household Income $111,789
Per Capita Income $49,015
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% 0.24%
Households 0.24% 0.26%
Families 0.06% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
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.


Ardmore, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ardmore 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 # 68 96th
Population Density1 # 73 96th
Diversity Index2 # 140 92nd
Median Household Income # 157 91st
Per Capita Income # 36 98th

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