Trevose, Pennsylvania

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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
Trevose is located in Pennsylvania
Location of Trevose in Pennsylvania
Trevose is located in the United States
Trevose (the United States)
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
CountryUnited States
TownshipBensalem, Lower Southampton
 • Total0.706 sq mi (1.83 km2)
 • Land0.706 sq mi (1.83 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
128 ft (39 m)
 • Total3,550
 • Density5,000/sq mi (1,900/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)215 and 267
GNIS feature ID1189750[2]
DesignatedOctober 29, 1946[3]

Trevose is a census-designated place within Bensalem and Lower Southampton Townships in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States, which is north of and borders northeastern Philadelphia.[2] 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. As of the 2010 census, Trevose had a population of 3,550.[4]

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.).[5]


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.[6]

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 Associates 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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  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ a b "Trevose, Pennsylvania". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers Search" (Searchable database). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2014-01-25.
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  5. ^ Thomson, Jonathan P.. (2011-07-13) The History of Bensalem: Part I (1670 - 1770) - Around Town - Bensalem, PA Patch. Retrieved on 2013-07-21.
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