Feasterville-Trevose, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 40°09′05″N 74°59′07″W / 40.15139°N 74.98528°W / 40.15139; -74.98528
Feasterville-Trevose
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Township Lower Southampton
Elevation 220 ft (67.1 m)
Coordinates 40°09′05″N 74°59′07″W / 40.15139°N 74.98528°W / 40.15139; -74.98528
Area 1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2)
 - land 1.3 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 6,525 (2000)
Density 4,909.4 / sq mi (1,895.5 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 215
Location of Feasterville-Trevose in Bucks County
Location of Feasterville-Trevose in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Feasterville-Trevose is a former census-designated place (CDP) in Lower Southampton Township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The population was 6,525 at the 2000 census. The ZIP code is 19053. The area has been separated into two CDPs in the 2010 census, Feasterville and Trevose.

The Feasterville-Trevose CDP referred to by the U.S. Census Bureau encompasses a portion of Lower Southampton Township, but other sections of the township to the west and south are commonly considered parts of Feasterville, while the community of Trevose extends into Bensalem Township. Lower Southampton to the north is part of the Langhorne Post Office. (19047) The CDP is actually a relatively densely populated residential area between the two communities' central business districts.

Geography[edit]

Feasterville-Trevose is located at 40°9′5″N 74°59′7″W / 40.15139°N 74.98528°W / 40.15139; -74.98528 (40.151509, -74.985195).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 6,696
2000 6,525 −2.6%
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As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 6,525 people, 2,578 households, and 1,776 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 4,909.4 people per square mile (1,894.2/km²). There were 2,649 housing units at an average density of 1,993.8/sq mi (769.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 94.39% White, 2.13% African American, 0.05% Native American, 1.99% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.41% from other races, and 1.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.28% of the population.

There is a significant Eastern European population, most notably of Russians, Ukrainians, and Polish peoples.

There were 2,578 households out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.6% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 35.4% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 100.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $49,958, and the median income for a family was $57,301. Males had a median income of $38,681 versus $31,029 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $22,161. About 2.9% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.0% of those under age 18 and 2.4% of those age 65 or over.

Notable natives[edit]

Sports[edit]

The Southampton Cyclones of the American Inline Hockey League, a professional roller hockey team, has been based at the Feasterville Sportsplex since 2006. The franchise was previously known as the Feasterville Fury, and a team under that name then played in the Professional Inline Hockey Association from 2007 until 2009.

The 2003 National Collegiate Roller Hockey Association National Championship tournament was held at the Feasterville Sportsplex. College roller hockey teams from around the country competed for Championships at the Division I, II and, III levels. Cal Poly Pomona, SUNY Binghamton, and St. Charles Community College of Missouri won the Championships in their respective divisions.

Additionally, the Eastern Collegiate Roller Hockey Association (ECRHA) Regional Championships were contested in Feasterville from 2003 through 2007.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/30958029