Quakertown, PA Population

Population: 8,931. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,823 (-1.2% change)
Males: 4,371 (48.9%), Females: 4,560 (51.1%)

Bucks County

Zip code: 18951

Median resident age: 36.2 years
Median household income: $41,942
Median house value: $113,700

Races in Quakertown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (34.6%), Irish (15.0%), English (10.2%), Italian (9.0%), United States (6.7%), Polish (6.3%).

Elevation: 505 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Quakertown

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Quakertown borough

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

5.6% Foreign born (2.2% Asia, 1.8% Europe, 1.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+0.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Quakertown:

  • ST LUKES QUAKERTOWN HOSPITAL (11TH ST & PARK AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Quakertown:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Quakertown:

  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 16 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 40 miles; TRENTON, NJ; Abbreviation: TTN)
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 41 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Abbreviation: PHL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Quakertown:

  • QUAKERTOWN (about 2 miles; QUAKERTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: UKT)
  • PENNRIDGE (about 6 miles; PERKASIE, PA; Abbreviation: N70)
  • ALLENTOWN QUEEN CITY MUNI (about 14 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: 1N9)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Quakertown:

  • LEHIGH UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,725)
  • NORTHAMPTON COUNTY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,128)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 17 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)
  • LAFAYETTE COLLEGE (about 19 miles; EASTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,218)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; BLUE BELL, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,097)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • BEAVER COLLEGE (about 27 miles; GLENSIDE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,016)

Schools

Public high school in Quakertown:

  • QUAKERTOWN COMMUNITY SHS (Students: 1,708; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Quakertown:

  • LAHAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 46; Location: 1635 MISSION ROAD; Grades: 1 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Quakertown:

  • STRAYER MS (Students: 627; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MILFORD MS (Students: 617; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • RICHLAND EL SCH (Students: 472; Grades: KG – 05)
  • TOHICKON VALLEY EL SCH (Students: 452; Grades: KG – 05)
  • NEIDIG EL SCH (Students: 404; Grades: KG – 05)
  • QUAKERTOWN EL SCH (Students: 345; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SPRINGFIELD EL SCH (Students: 253; Grades: KG – 05)
  • HAYCOCK EL SCH (Students: 130; Grades: 01 – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Quakertown:

  • ST ISIDORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 267; Location: 603 WEST BROAD STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • QUAKERTOWN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 225; Location: 143 ROCKY RIDGE ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • UNITED FRIENDS SCHOOL SITE 2 (Students: 133; Location: 2255 TRUMBAUERSVILLE RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • LIFESPAN SCHOOL (Students: 95; Location: 2460 JOHN FRIES HIGHWAY; Grades: PK – KG)
  • GOLDEN CIRCLE KINDERGARDEN (Students: 39; Location: 4126 AXEHANDLE RD; Grades: PK – 1)

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