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Census-designated place
Victorian House on Ridge Pike, Trooper, Montco, PA.jpg
Victorian house on Ridge Pike
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Montgomery
Township Lower Providence
Elevation 377 ft (114.9 m)
Area 2.4 sq mi (6.2 km²)
 - land 2.4 sq mi (6 km²)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km²), 0%
Population 5,744 (2010)
Density 2,393.3 /sq mi (924.1 /km²)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 610

Trooper is a census-designated place (CDP) in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 5,744 at the 2010 census.


Trooper is located at 40°8′56″N 75°23′50″W / 40.14889°N 75.39722°W / 40.14889; -75.39722 (40.148845, -75.397170).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 5,137
2000 6,061 18.0%
2010 5,744 −5.2%

As of the 2010 census, the CDP was 86.9% Non-Hispanic White, 2.2% Black or African American, 0.1% Native American and Alaskan Native, 6.8% Asian, 1.0% were Some Other Race, and 1.0% were two or more races. 3.2% of the population were of Hispanic or Latino ancestry.

As of the census of 2000, there were 6,061 people, 2,056 households, and 1,655 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,546.9 people per square mile (983.3/km2). There were 2,107 housing units at an average density of 885.4/sq mi (341.8/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.80% White, 1.30% African American, 0.23% Native American, 5.63% Asian, 0.18% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.47% of the population.

There were 2,056 households, out of which 42.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.0% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.5% were non-families. 16.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 29.1% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 98.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $69,722, and the median income for a family was $74,154. Males had a median income of $52,263 versus $34,311 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $27,268. About 3.3% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.7% of those under age 18 and 4.2% of those age 65 or over.

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