Doylestown, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Doylestown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Doylestown had a population of 8,393 as of July 1, 2017. Doylestown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Doylestown is located at latitude 40.3142 and longitude -75.1277 in Bucks County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Doylestown (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bucks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 417 feet.

The Borough of Doylestown (GNIS ID: 1214964) 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 Doylestown 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 Doylestown: Doyle Town, Doyltown, Dyletown, William Doyls Tavern.

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


Total Population 8,393
Daytime Population: Workers 13,617
Daytime Population: Residents 3,876
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,493
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.08
Population in Households 7,844
Population in Familes 5,229
Population in Group Qrtrs 549
Population Density2 3,891
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $68,092
Average Household Income $93,179
Per Capita Income $45,240


Total Housing Units 4,249 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,861 (43.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,085 (49.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 303 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $404,468
Average Home Value $461,614


Total Households 3,946
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 1,871
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 0.02% 0.11%
Households 0.09% 0.16%
Families -0.11% 0.03%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Doylestown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Doylestown 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 # 125 93rd
Population Density # 270 85th
Diversity Index # 645 64th
Median Household Income # 265 85th
Per Capita Income # 81 95th

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