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The Cornwells Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 1,320 as of July 1, 2019. Cornwells Heights 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 Cornwells Heights is located at latitude 40.0768 and longitude -74.9488 in Bucks County. The formal boundaries for the Cornwells Heights Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bucks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 69 feet.

The Cornwells Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584448) 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 Cornwells Heights Census Designated Place is located within Township of Bensalem, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bucks County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cornwells Heights: Cornwell, Maud.

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Cornwells Heights, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 1,320
Population in Households 1,218
Population in Familes 996
Population in Group Qrtrs 102
Population Density 2,777
Diversity Index1 30


Median Household Income $61,908
Average Household Income $76,768
Per Capita Income $27,738
Wealth Index3 65


Total Housing Units 527 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 317 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 158 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $275,721
Housing Affordability Index2 99


Total Households 475
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 316
Average Family Size 3
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.56% -0.34%
Households -0.47% -0.25%
Families -0.66% -0.38%
Median Household Income   3.97%
Per Capita Income   3.63%

Cornwells Heights, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cornwells Heights to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 836 53rd
Population Density # 477 73rd
Diversity Index # 364 79th
Median Household Income # 531 70th
Per Capita Income # 905 49th

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