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Trevose, Pennsylvania
Intersection of Old Street Road and Brownsville Road
Intersection of Old Street Road and Brownsville Road
Location of Trevose in Bucks County
Location of Trevose in Bucks County
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Coordinates: 40°08′21″N 74°58′52″W / 40.13917°N 74.98111°W / 40.13917; -74.98111Coordinates: 40°08′21″N 74°58′52″W / 40.13917°N 74.98111°W / 40.13917; -74.98111
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Township Bensalem, Lower Southampton
Area
 • Total 0.706 sq mi (1.83 km2)
 • Land 0.706 sq mi (1.83 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
128 ft (39 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 3,550
 • Density 5,028/sq mi (1,941/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
19053
Area code(s) 215, 267 and 445
GNIS feature ID 1189750
Pennsylvania Historical Marker
Designated: October 29, 1946

Trevose is a census-designated place within Lower Southampton Township, while the entire community of Trevose within and beyond the CDP is in both Bensalem and Lower Southampton Townships in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States, which is north of and borders northeastern Philadelphia. Trevose was formerly part of Feasterville-Trevose, but was split into two separate CDPs for the 2010 census. U.S. 1 runs through the town as well as the Pennsylvania Turnpike, but Trevose's main road is Brownsville Road, which is the dividing line between the two townships. As of the 2010 census, Trevose had a population of 3,550.

The community is named after the home of settler Joseph Growden and itself after Growden's homestead in England (Growden was Cornish; Trevose is from the Cornish word Trenfos for farm.).

Demographics

Racial Diversity As of the 2010 United States Census the population of Trevose, PA was 93.6% White, 1.9% African-American, 2.4% Asian, .2% American Indian or Alaska Native, .1% Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, and 1.2% Two or More Races. Approximately 3% of the population was Hispanic.

Education Levels Trevose, PA has a very educated population with 5% of the population has received their Master’s Degree, 16% with a Bachelor’s Degree, 26% with some form of college or Associate degree, 38% with a High School Diploma, and 14% of the population with less than a High School Deploma as of the 2010 Census

Gender and Age Trevose is 54% Female and 48% Male. 22% of the population is under 18, while 13% is over 65 years of age.

Income and Debt As of 2010, Trevose has a median household income of $82,413 and a median individual income of $34,943. Trevose’s unemployment rate is 6.5% and the poverty is very low at only 1%.

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