Ambler, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ambler, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Ambler had a population of 6,354 as of July 1, 2018. Ambler 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 Ambler is located at latitude 40.1564 and longitude -75.2215 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Ambler (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 217 feet.

The Borough of Ambler (GNIS ID: 1215463) 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 Ambler population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Ambler, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,354
Population in Households 6,184
Population in Familes 4,665
Population in Group Qrtrs 170
Population Density2 7,456
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $62,442
Average Household Income $82,821
Per Capita Income $33,851


Total Housing Units 2,794 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,291 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,261 (45.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 242 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $265,918
Average Home Value $282,630


Total Households 2,552
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,471
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 -0.12% -0.03%
Households -0.24% -0.12%
Families -0.43% -0.2%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Ambler, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ambler to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 188 89th
Population Density # 38 98th
Diversity Index # 92 95th
Median Household Income # 416 76th
Per Capita Income # 332 81st

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