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Stowe, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Stowe Census Designated Place had a population of 3,780 as of July 1, 2017. Stowe 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 Stowe is located at latitude 40.2509 and longitude -75.6819 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Stowe Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 197 feet.

The Stowe Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390363) 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 Stowe Census Designated Place is located within Township of West Pottsgrove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stowe population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 3,780
Daytime Population: Workers 1,024
Daytime Population: Residents 1,742
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,766
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 3,779
Population in Familes 3,024
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 2,768
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $54,931
Average Household Income $65,446
Per Capita Income $25,634


Total Housing Units 1,558 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 934 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 536 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $166,591
Average Home Value $175,723


Total Households 1,470
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 961
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 0.31% 0.38%
Households 0.17% 0.26%
Families -0.1% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Stowe, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stowe 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 # 367 79th
Population Density # 486 72nd
Diversity Index # 232 87th
Median Household Income # 680 61st
Per Capita Income # 936 47th

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