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Ardmore, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Ardmore Census Designated Place had a population of 12,773 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ardmore: Athensville.

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


Total Population 12,773
Daytime Population: Workers 8,708
Daytime Population: Residents 5,638
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,346
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 12,757
Population in Familes 9,315
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 6,483
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $84,015
Average Household Income $129,179
Per Capita Income $56,481


Total Housing Units 6,123 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,445 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,192 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 485 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $330,178
Average Home Value $444,421


Total Households 5,638
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 3,129
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 0.35% 0.38%
Households 0.31% 0.33%
Families 0.18% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Ardmore, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ardmore 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 # 67 96th
Population Density # 74 96th
Diversity Index # 144 92nd
Median Household Income # 93 95th
Per Capita Income # 30 98th

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