Bensalem, PA Overview

As one of the largest of the inviting communities in Bucks County, Bensalem Township enjoys a variety of local conveniences, including regional and local shopping centers. Recreational amenities are also plentiful.  Area public schools maintain the county’s high standards for academic excellence and special programs for the gifted and handicapped. Both bus and train services add to the appeal and overall convenience of the area.  This popular area also surrounds the quaint Hulmeville Borough, offering a small-town atmosphere.  Residents enjoy summer cultural and athletic programs, golf courses, tennis courts, swimming pools, a boating area, and a state park.

 

Bensalem Offices

215- 633-3600

www.bensalem-township.com

 

Chamber of Commerce

215-943-7400

www.lbccc.org

 

Summary

Population Growth (since 2000) 2%
Population Density (ppl / mile) 3,185.00
Household Size (ppl) 2.532
Households w/ Children 27%

Housing Stability

Annual Residential Turnover 6%
5+ Years in Residency 39%
Median Year in Residency 3.5

Housing Inventory

Bensalem, PA Housing Inventory 12,258 1,406 9,266 12,258 1,406 9,266

Market Overview

80 listings with an estimated median price of $347,400

Price Count
$100K - 200K 5
$200K - 300K 26
$300K - 400K 23
$400K - 500K 7
$500K - 600K 6
$600K - 700K 3
$700K - 800K 1
$1M - Max 9
Property Type Count
Single Family 34
Townhouse 24
Condo 1
Commercial 11
Rental 7
Lots and Land 8
Multi Family 2

(Data as of 7/8/2020)

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Bensalem, PA Population Demographics

Total: 54,890

Households:21,524

Median Age: 40.63

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Temperature (degrees F)

Bensalem, PA Temperature

Weather Risk

Bensalem, PA Weather Risk

Education

The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Education Climate Index

Bensalem, PA Education Climate Index

Highest Education Level Attained

Bensalem, PA Highest Education Level Attained 13,629 8,223 2,775 904 4,022 6,930 2,889 13,629 2,775 904 4,022

Employment and Finance

Workforce

Bensalem, PA Workforce

Income by dollar range (Median Income: $60,634)

Bensalem, PA Income by dollar range 702 656 1,081 1,079 964 1,134 861 1,119 915 2,139 2,374 3,331 2,069 1,207 1,378 205 287 24

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Studio
$830
One Bedroom
$1,003
Two Bedroom
$1,210
Three Bedroom
$1,502
Four Bedroom
$1,659

Smoking Ban

The Smoking Ban data indicates whether an area has a smoking ban in place for workplaces, restaurants or bars. This information represents that of the search area and may not reflect that of the whole County or State.

Workplaces
Yes
Restaurants
No
Bars
No

Crime

The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime equals a score of 1.0, so a score of 2.0 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 0.50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Bensalem, PA Crime

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