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Telford, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Telford had a population of 4,910 as of July 1, 2017. Telford 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 Telford is located at latitude 40.3259 and longitude -75.3279 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Telford (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 440 feet.

The Borough of Telford (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. 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 Telford 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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Telford, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,910
Daytime Population: Workers 1,439
Daytime Population: Residents 2,396
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,835
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 4,789
Population in Familes 3,715
Population in Group Qrtrs 121
Population Density2 4,802
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $65,776
Average Household Income $78,233
Per Capita Income $32,885


Total Housing Units 2,165 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,096 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 934 (43.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $236,433
Average Home Value $242,974


Total Households 2,030
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,205
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 0.11% 0.23%
Households -0.05% 0.1%
Families -0.06% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

Telford, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Telford 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 # 267 85th
Population Density # 162 91st
Diversity Index # 166 91st
Median Household Income # 306 83rd
Per Capita Income # 337 81st

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