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County population in 2012: 627,053 (91% urban, 9% rural); it was 597,635 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 133,103
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 47,910
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 169,177
Renter-occupied apartments: 53,836 (it was 49,548 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

30%

Land area: 607 sq. mi.
Water area: 14.7 sq. mi.
Population density: 1032 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bucks County: 106.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (23.1%), Manufacturing (12.7%), Educational,health and social services (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 25%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Bucks County, Pennsylvania:


Median resident age:  42.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.0 years

Males: 306,663  (46.9%)
Females: 318,586  (53.1%)

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Bucks County,PA real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Bucks County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $76,169 ($59,727 in 1999)
This county:

$76169
Pennsylvania:

$49520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $877 (lower quartile is $718, upper quartile is $1,175)
This county:

$877
State:

$597


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $318,500 (it was $161,900 in 2000)
Bucks County:

$318,500
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $233,000 - $435,000

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $342,176
Here:

$342,176
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $251,928
Here:

$251,928
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $184,289
Here:

$184,289
State:

$166,566

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $183,170
Here:

$183,170
State:

$223,507

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $223,168
Here:

$223,168
State:

$225,726

Mobile homes: $90,330
Here:

$90,330
State:

$35,442
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,007
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $685

Institutionalized population: 5,275

Bucks County, PA map from a distance

Health of residents in Bucks County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is about average.
75.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
49.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
99.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
76.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 154 pounds. This is about average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $4,272 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $3,767 (1.3%)


Bucks County household income distribution in 2009 Bucks County home values distribution


Bucks County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 3.5%

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 3.5%
Bucks County:

3.5%
Pennsylvania:

12.5%
Median age of residents in 2010: 42 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 32 years old, Asian residents: 35 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

4.5%
Whole state:

11.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

2.1%
Whole state:

5.1%

Area name: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bucks County is $742 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $886 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1061 a month.

Cities in this county include: Levittown, Morrisville, Croydon, Bristol, Quakertown, Perkasie, Fairless Hills, Doylestown, Richboro, Feasterville-Trevose.

Bucks County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2005 air pollution in Bucks County:

Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.017 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.121 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.089 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 18 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 56 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 14.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 35 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.006 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.023 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.buckscounty.org

Click to draw/clear Bucks County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Bucks County: Golf Hollow Golf Course (A), Spring Mill Golf Course (B), Red Lion (C), Pleasantville (D), Richlieu (E), Flowers Mill (F), Springfield (G), Melody Lakes Trailer Park (H), Richland Mead (I), Gruversville (J), Thatcher (K), Camp Tohikanee (L), Milford Park (M), Gateway Greens (N), Cedar View Estates (O), Pennridge Industrial Park (P), Richland Meadows (Q), Stover Myers Mill (R), Curly Hill Acres (S), Plumsteadville Industrial Park (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Q Mart Shopping Center (1), Village Center Shopping Center (2), Dublin Village Shopping Center (3), West End Shopping Center (4), Hilltown Shopping Center (5), Souderton Shopping Center (6), County Line Shopping Center (7), Woodhaven Mall (8), Davisville Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bucks County include: United Church (A), Upper Tinicum Union Church (B), Bensalem Church (C), Pleasantville Church (D), Haycock Church (E), West Swamp Church (F), Warrington Fellowship Church (G), Christ Community Church (H), Penns Park United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Warminster Gardens Cemetery (1), Tohickon Cemetery (2), Thompson Memorial Cemetery (3), Williamson-Johnson Cemetery (4), Wismer Cemetery (5), Stricker Cemetery (6), Solebury Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Luxembourg (A), Curtis Lake (B), Magnolia Lake (C), Silver Lake (D), Lake Warren (E), Springfield Lake (F), Silver Lake (G), Aquetong Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Curls Run (A), Watson Creek (B), Newtown Creek (C), Jericho Creek (D), Poquessing Creek (E), Tohickon Creek (F), Eileen Run (G), Silver Creek (H), Threemile Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bucks County include: High Rocks State Park (1), Prahls Island County Park (2), Playwicki Park (3), Ringing Rocks County Park (4), Sesame Place Amusement Park (5), Churchville Park (6), Chickenfoot Park (7), Neshaminy State Park (8), Core Creek County Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Burlington County, New Jersey , Hunterdon County, New Jersey , Mercer County, New Jersey , Warren County, New Jersey , Lehigh County , Montgomery County , Northampton County , Philadelphia County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 28,682
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 31.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 35,442 (58% naturalized citizens)

Bucks County:

5.9%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.4%

Bucks County marital status for males
Bucks County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Bucks County with a mortgage: 112,496 (11,392 second mortgage, 19,892 home equity loan, 553 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 38,025

Here:

74.7% with mortgage
State:

62.2% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.04%
Here66.0%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 394,668
Total congregations: 315

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents261,542 (66.3%)34,800 (8.8%)23,959 (6.1%)16,401 (4.2%)13,956 (3.5%)
Congregations38 (12.1%)16 (5.1%)40 (12.7%)32 (10.2%)19 (6.0%)
NameUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodMennonite Church USAOther
Adherents8,366 (2.1%)6,323 (1.6%)4,240 (1.1%)3,865 (1.0%)21,216 (5.4%)
Congregations22 (7.0%)18 (5.7%)11 (3.5%)16 (5.1%)103 (32.7%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Bucks County - Levittown, Morrisville, Croydon, Bristol, Quakertown

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 98
This county:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Bucks County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 74
Bucks County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 105
This county:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 453
Bucks County:

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bucks County:

13.9%
State:

11.5%


Agriculture in Bucks County:

Average size of farms: 84 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $67,219
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $995.08
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.54%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 19.26%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $59,638
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 65.09%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $61,622
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.30%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.99
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 32.38%
Corn for grain: 13927 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2885 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 7392 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,532 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 522 acres

Tornado activity:

Bucks County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 1.9 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/24/1962, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bucks County-area historical earthquake activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.9 miles away from the county center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 24.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 37.0 miles away from Bucks County center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 57.3 miles away from the county center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Bucks County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Chemicals (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Bucks County (%):





Bucks County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 251,994 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 25,277 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,056 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 42 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 442 (0%)
  • Railroad: 6,806 (2%)
  • Ferryboat: 19 (0%)
  • Taxi: 120 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 204 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 553 (0%)
  • Walked: 5,079 (2%)
  • Other means: 1,202 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 10,792 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Bucks County, Pennsylvania in 2000:

People in group quarters in Bucks County, Pennsylvania in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $76,884.

5.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($64,837 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%


0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($387 average AGI)
Bucks County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%

3.00% relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania ($31,009 average AGI)
2.35% relocated from other states ($33,441 average AGI)
Bucks County:

2.35%
Pennsylvania average:

2.15%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.26% ($49,877 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, PA  1.07% ($61,009)
from Mercer County, NJ  0.34% ($65,170)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.13% ($72,114)
from Burlington County, NJ  0.12% ($60,331)
from Lehigh County, PA  0.11% ($42,233)
from Delaware County, PA  0.10% ($72,593)


5.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($59,081 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($384 average AGI)
Bucks County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%

2.97% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($26,046 average AGI)
2.69% relocated to other states ($32,652 average AGI)
Bucks County:

2.69%
Pennsylvania average:

2.30%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Montgomery County, PA  1.13% ($56,769 average AGI)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.87% ($38,483)
to Mercer County, NJ  0.17% ($48,423)
to Lehigh County, PA  0.16% ($51,494)
to Chester County, PA  0.15% ($74,364)
to Burlington County, NJ  0.13% ($57,781)
to Delaware County, PA  0.10% ($54,841)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Births per 1000 population in Bucks County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Bucks County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Bucks County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 84,893 (75,151 aged, 9,742 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 4%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.97
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8604.860
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 187.030
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 23954.67

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1088.130
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 819.840
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11.75

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 61.91
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 84.33

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 17.22
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 2962.327

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 18.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 7.5
  • Other - 11.0

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 106.9. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 46.9
  • Suffocation - 27.9
  • Poisoning - 23.2
  • Other - 8.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 617,016

Size of family households: 67,714 2-persons, 40,019 3-persons, 36,776 4-persons, 16,206 5-persons, 5,401 6-persons, 2,549 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 53,912 1-person, 10,526 2-persons, 1,066 3-persons, 420 4-persons, 151 5-persons, 58 6-persons, 51 7-or-more-persons.

91.3% of residents of Bucks County speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
4.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,692,694,000 ($4360 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $254,958,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,393,033,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $692,446,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,369,000
Federal grants: $263,334,000
Federal procurement contracts: $251,210,000 ($210,139,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $89,302,000 ($2,689,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $10,160,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $237,557,000
Federal Government insurance: $694,738,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 36,850
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 26,130
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5,332
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +8,542
Here +14 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Bucks County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 54.62 millions of gallons per day (25% from ground, 75% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 71
  • 2 rooms: 473
  • 3 rooms: 2,162
  • 4 rooms: 8,013
  • 5 rooms: 19,518
  • 6 rooms: 33,886
  • 7 rooms: 34,675
  • 8 rooms: 34,274
  • 9+ rooms: 36,105
  • 1 room: 1,752
  • 2 rooms: 5,178
  • 3 rooms: 11,826
  • 4 rooms: 13,568
  • 5 rooms: 8,797
  • 6 rooms: 4,351
  • 7 rooms: 2,134
  • 8 rooms: 1,198
  • 9+ rooms: 744
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 146
  • 1 bedroom: 2,572
  • 2 bedrooms: 22,482
  • 3 bedrooms: 74,360
  • 4 bedrooms: 60,312
  • 5+ bedrooms: 9,305
  • no bedroom: 2,153
  • 1 bedroom: 19,902
  • 2 bedrooms: 18,435
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,841
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,839
  • 5+ bedrooms: 378
Cars and other vehicles available in Bucks County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 4,079
  • 1 vehicle: 38,357
  • 2 vehicles: 87,289
  • 3 vehicles: 28,652
  • 4 vehicles: 8,039
  • 5+ vehicles: 2,761
  • no vehicle: 7,069
  • 1 vehicle: 24,886
  • 2 vehicles: 14,749
  • 3 vehicles: 2,252
  • 4 vehicles: 351
  • 5+ vehicles: 241

64% of Bucks County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Pennsylvania.

Bucks County:

64.1%
State average:

64.4%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $124,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bucks County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (44.7%)
  • Utility gas (30.4%)
  • Electricity (21.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.4%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (37.3%)
  • Electricity (36.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 13,847
Here:

19.2%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6,154
Here:

17.6%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7,706
Here:

34.6%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Bucks County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Bucks County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Bucks County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Bucks County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Bucks County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Bucks County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 136 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2,149$229,7673,455$262,94318,533$237,3551,535$91,82719$3,620,947569$203,57864$57,422
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED80$236,075320$308,5411,581$243,061171$64,1351$300,00040$189,77540$65,075
APPLICATIONS DENIED241$223,568480$246,2445,495$247,467730$67,2013$1,308,333237$166,333110$60,400
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN247$224,826465$260,9124,078$245,529226$131,2520$0104$202,72111$48,909
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS54$254,537115$268,487991$244,45680$111,3380$033$194,78811$59,636
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 132 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED505$270,461384$271,6412$151,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED147$250,388178$282,0792$310,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED84$255,26296$271,8751$203,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN29$291,44845$279,1780$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS16$310,75010$348,9000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Bucks County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3,65173.8 years
Mary3,20680.6 years
William2,98674.0 years
Joseph2,16873.5 years
Robert1,83570.5 years
Anna1,81282.6 years
Margaret1,76179.8 years
Helen1,74880.7 years
Charles1,70974.7 years
James1,61071.1 years
Most common last names in Bucks County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith78977.5 years
Miller55677.5 years
Brown38875.9 years
Johnson38677.0 years
Jones30774.4 years
Williams27976.1 years
Davis27277.0 years
Wilson25576.6 years
Moyer24878.2 years
Taylor23377.1 years
Businesses in Bucks County, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven39LA Fitness2
ALDO1La-Z-Boy6
AMF Bowling1Lane Bryant3
AT&T4Lane Furniture6
Abercrombie & Fitch1LensCrafters2
Abercrombie Kids1Lowe's3
Ace Hardware2Macy's2
Aeropostale2Marriott4
American Eagle Outfitters2Marshalls2
Ann Taylor1MasterBrand Cabinets44
Applebee's4Maurices1
Arby's3McDonald's20
Ashley Furniture2Men's Wearhouse4
AutoZone5Motherhood Maternity6
Avenue2New Balance10
BMW1New York & Co2
Bally Total Fitness1Nike34
Banana Republic1OfficeMax2
Baskin-Robbins3Old Country Buffet2
Bath & Body Works2Old Navy2
Best Western1Olive Garden1
Blockbuster7On The Border1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Outback1
Budget Car Rental2Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King11Pac Sun2
CVS21Panera Bread3
Carson Pirie Scott2Papa John's Pizza5
Casual Male XL1Payless7
Catherines1Penske5
Charlotte Russe2PetSmart3
Chick-Fil-A4Pier 1 Imports2
Chico's1Pizza Hut6
Chipotle1Popeyes2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Quality1
Cold Stone Creamery4Quiznos1
Comfort Inn4RadioShack10
Cracker Barrel1Ramada2
Cricket Wireless10Raymour & Flanigan3
Curves8Red Lobster1
DHL3Red Robin3
Dairy Queen8Red Roof Inn2
Days Inn1Rite Aid24
Deb3Ruby Tuesday2
Decora Cabinetry15Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing2
Dennys1SAS Shoes2
Domino's Pizza4SONIC Drive-In4
DressBarn2Safeway3
Dunkin Donuts35Sam's Club1
Express2Sears12
Extended Stay America1Sephora1
Famous Footwear6Sleep Inn1
Fashion Bug4Spencer Gifts2
FedEx88Sprint Nextel10
Finish Line1Staples5
Firestone Complete Auto Care4Starbucks17
Foot Locker2Subway27
Forever 211T-Mobile21
GNC14T.G.I. Driday's3
GameStop12T.J.Maxx3
Gap3Taco Bell7
Goodwill3Talbots2
Gymboree1Target3
H&M1The Limited1
H&R Block12The Room Place5
Haworth1Torrid1
Holiday Inn5Toys"R"Us6
Hollister Co.2True Value3
Home Depot4U-Haul19
Hot Topic2UPS105
IHOP3Value City Furniture1
JCPenney1Vans6
JoS. A. Bank1Verizon Wireless4
Jones New York10Victoria's Secret2
Journeys2Vons3
KFC3Walgreens7
Kmart6Walmart5
Knights Inn1Wendy's8
Kohl's5Wet Seal1
Kroger2YMCA5
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