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Stowe, PA
Census-designated place
High from Grosstown in Stowe.jpg
Houses on High Street
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Montgomery
Township West Pottsgrove
Elevation 197 ft (60 m)
Area 1.5 sq mi (3.9 km²)
 - land 1.5 sq mi (4 km²)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km²), 0%
Population 3,695 (2010)
Density 2,463.3 /sq mi (951.1 /km²)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 19464
Area code 610 and 484

Stowe is a census-designated place (CDP) in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,695 at the 2010 census. It uses the Pottstown zip code of 19464.


Stowe is located at 40°15′6″N 75°40′52″W / 40.25167°N 75.68111°W / 40.25167; -75.68111 (40.251695, -75.681230).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), all of it land. It occupies the space between Pottstown on the east and Berks County on the west while the Schuylkill River forms its natural southern boundary.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 3,598
2000 3,585 −0.4%
2010 3,695 3.1%

As of the 2010 census, the CDP was 83.3% Non-Hispanic White, 9.7% Black or African American, 0.3% Native American and Alaskan Native, 0.6% Asian, 0.9% were Some Other Race, and 3.1% were two or more races. 3.3% of the population were of Hispanic or Latino ancestry.

As of the census of 2000, there were 3,585 people, 1,433 households, and 951 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,456.6 people per square mile (948.1/km2). There were 1,507 housing units at an average density of 1,032.7/sq mi (398.5/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 89.26% White, 7.22% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.89% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.73% from other races, and 1.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.12% of the population.

There were 1,433 households, out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.9% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.6% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the CDP the population was spread out, with 24.6% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 31.6% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $42,434, and the median income for a family was $50,605. Males had a median income of $32,264 versus $29,318 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,515. About 6.1% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.6% of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over.

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