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Census-designated place
Richboro center, PA.jpg
Center of Richboro at Almshouse Road (PA 332) and Second Street Pike (PA 232)
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Township Northampton
Elevation 262 ft (79.9 m)
Area 4.4 sq mi (11.4 km²)
 - land 4.4 sq mi (11 km²)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km²), 0%
Population 6,563 (2010)
Density 1,491.6 /sq mi (575.9 /km²)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 18954
Area code 215

Richboro is a census-designated place (CDP) in Northampton Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 6,563 at the 2010 census.


Hampton Hill, John Thompson House, Twin Trees Farm, and Willow Mill Complex are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Richboro is located at 40°13′18″N 75°0′22″W / 40.22167°N 75.00611°W / 40.22167; -75.00611 (40.221658, -75.006047).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.4 square miles (11 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 5,332
2000 6,678 25.2%
2010 6,563 −1.7%

As of the census of 2000, there were 6,678 people, 2,062 households, and 1,864 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,524.5 people per square mile (588.7/km²). There were 2,072 housing units at an average density of 473.0/sq mi (182.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.09% White, 0.36% African American, 1.81% Asian, 0.01% from other races, and 0.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.63% of the population.

There were 2,062 households, out of which 45.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 83.9% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.6% were non-families. 8.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.20 and the average family size was 3.39.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 28.9% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 29.7% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $91,204, and the median income for a family was $94,316. Males had a median income of $67,222 versus $36,351 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $31,954. About 1.5% of families and 1.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.6% of those under age 18 and 4.4% of those age 65 or over.

Richboro is in the township of Northampton along with Holland and Churchville. A majority of students attend Council Rock School District.

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