Blue Bell, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Blue Bell Census Designated Place had a population of 6,243 as of July 1, 2018. Blue Bell 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 Blue Bell is located at latitude 40.1474 and longitude -75.2687 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Blue Bell Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 358 feet.

The Blue Bell Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389218) 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 Blue Bell Census Designated Place is located within Township of Whitpain, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blue Bell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blue Bell: Pigeontown.

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


Total Population 6,243
Population in Households 6,242
Population in Familes 5,301
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,158
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $129,029
Average Household Income $170,128
Per Capita Income $68,187


Total Housing Units 2,636 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,164 (82.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 340 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $467,455
Average Home Value $528,225


Total Households 2,503
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,757
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.35% 0.32%
Households 0.3% 0.31%
Families 0.17% 0.23%
Median Household Income   0.68%
Per Capita Income   1.25%

Blue Bell, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blue Bell 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 # 192 89th
Population Density # 992 44th
Diversity Index # 323 82nd
Median Household Income # 14 99th
Per Capita Income # 14 99th

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