Bucks County, Pennsylvania

The Bucks County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. In the census in 2010, the County had 625 249 inhabitants and a population density of 397.5 inhabitants per square kilometer. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Doylestown.

The Bucks County is part of the Delaware Valley metropolitan area.


The County is located in the northern suburb area of ​​the city of Philadelphia on the Delaware River, which forms the border with New Jersey to the east. The Bucks County has an area of ​​1,611 square kilometers, of which 38 square kilometers are water surface. It is bordered by the following counties:


The Bucks County was founded in November 1682 by William Penn as one of three Originalcountys of Pennsylvania and originally named after its home Buckinghamshire.

Demographic data

According to the census in 2010 lived in Bucks County 625 249 people in 227 204 households. The population density was 397.5 inhabitants per square kilometer.

The racial the population was composed of 89.2 percent white, 3.6 percent African American, 0.2 percent Native American, 3.8 percent Asian and other ethnic groups; 1.7 percent were descended from two or more races. 4.3 percent of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race, were members of the various groups mentioned.

In the 227 204 households lived statistically 2.66 per person.

22.7 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 62.9 percent were 19-64, and 14.4 percent were 65 years or older. 50.7 percent of the population was female.

The median income for a household was $ 75,895. The per capita income was $ 35,039. 4.2 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Cities and Towns

The municipalities and other settlements in Bucks County have different settlement types. In boroughs and typical for Pennsylvania Home Rule Municipalities are self-governing communities. Settlements without self-government Census - designated places and Unincorporated communities.


  • Bristol
  • Doylestown
  • Dublin
  • Hulmeville
  • Ivyland
  • Langhorne
  • Langhorne Manor
  • Morrisville
  • New Britain
  • New Hope
  • Newtown
  • Penndel
  • Perkasie
  • Quakertown
  • Richlandtown
  • Riegelsville
  • Sellersville
  • Silverdale
  • Telford1
  • Trumbauersville
  • Tullytown
  • Yardley

Home Rule Municipality

  • Chalfont

Census-designated places (CDP )

  • Brittany Farms - The Highlands
  • Churchville
  • Cornwells Heights - Eddington
  • Croydon
  • Fairless Hills
  • Feasterville - Trevose
  • Levittown
  • Newtown Grant
  • Richboro
  • Village Shires
  • Warminster Heights
  • Woodbourne
  • Woodside

Unincorporated communities

  • Erwinna
  • Fallsington
  • Southampton
  • Uhlerstown
  • Upper Black Eddy

1 - partly in Montgomery County