Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA

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2022 Population
107,282
23.3% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
45.8
2.23% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
4.86%
1.35% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$104,206
4.16% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$366,100
7.61% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA had a population of 107k people with a median age of 45.8 and a median household income of $104,206. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA declined from 139,844 to 107,282, a −23.3% decrease and its median household income grew from $100,044 to $104,206, a 4.16% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.46%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.12%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.83%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.5%).

6.21% of the households in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.6% of the residents in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA was $366,100, and the homeownership rate was 80.3%.

Most people in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA is home to a population of 107k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.44% of Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (4.77k people).

In 2022, there were 36.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (95.3k people) in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.63k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.28k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA are Spanish (2,773 households), German (348 households), and Vietnamese (291 households).

Citizenship

98.6%
2022 Citizenship
98.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.6% of Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    95.3k ± 1.52k
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.63k ± 650
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    2.28k ± 827
4.64%
Hispanic Population
4.98k people

In 2022, there were 36.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (95.3k people) in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.63k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.28k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.64% of the people in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA are hispanic (4.98k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

4.44%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.77k people
5.29%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
7.4k people

As of 2022, 4.44% of Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA residents (4.77k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA was 5.29%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,773 households (2.7%)
  2. German
    348 households (0.339%)
  3. Vietnamese
    291 households (0.283%)

6.21% of the households in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA was Spanish. 2.7% of the households in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,718 ± 368
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    939 ± 223
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    671 ± 221

Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.89 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA employs 56.2k people. The largest industries in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA are Elementary & secondary schools (4,283 people), Construction (3,868 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,259 people), and the highest paying industries are Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($247,206), Structural metals, & boiler, tank, & shipping container manufacturing ($194,005), and Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services ($178,160).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
32,796
Women
47.8%
35,795
Men
52.2%

The workforce of Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA in 2020 was 68,591 people, with 47.8% woman, and 52.2% men.

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Occupations

56.2k
2022 Value
−21.4%
1 Year decline
± −21.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA declined at a rate of −21.4%, from 71.6k employees to 56.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA, are Other managers (2,147 people), Registered nurses (1,694 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,646 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

56.2k
2022 Value
−21.4%
1 Year decline
± −21.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA declined at a rate of −21.4%, from 71.6k employees to 56.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,283 people), Construction (3,868 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,259 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$67,124
Median earning men ± $3,743
$45,093
Median earning women ± $2,361

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($101,191), Public Administration ($100,482), and Wholesale Trade ($94,258).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($80,337), Manufacturing ($64,011), and Public Administration ($62,538).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.27%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.24M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 2.27% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 16.5%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.15%).

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
John Fetterman
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.356% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.546% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (26.9k), Bachelors Degree (20.7k), and Some college (14.7k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA was $366,100 in 2022, which is 1.3 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $340,200 to $366,100, a 7.61% increase. The homeownership rate in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA is 80.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 29.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA is $104,206. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA was Chester County (West)--Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA with a value of $137,038, followed by Bucks County (Northern Central) PUMA, PA and Montgomery County (Southern Lower)--King of Prussia PUMA, PA, with respective values of $136,870 and $130,374.

Property

$366,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,572
$33,511
Median Property Taxes
±$1,156

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

80.3%
Homeownership
2022
64.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 80.3% of the housing units in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 81.9%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA was Chester County (West)--Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA with a value of $137,038, followed by Bucks County (Northern Central) PUMA, PA and Montgomery County (Southern Lower)--King of Prussia PUMA, PA, with respective values of $136,870 and $130,374.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$104,206
Median Household Income
± $4,155
41.7k
Number of Households
± 1,539

In 2022, the median household income of the 41.7k households in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA grew to $104,206 from the previous year's value of $100,044.

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Wage Distribution

0.449
2022 Wage GINI in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA

In 2022, the income inequality in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA was 0.449 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.384% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.8%)
  3. Carpooled (4.12%)

In 2022, 79.7% of workers in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.8%) and those who carpooled to work (4.12%).

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Commute Time

29.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA have a longer commute time (29.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.4% of the workforce in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.86% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA (5.16k out of 106k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.9% of the population of Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA has health coverage, with 57.7% on employee plans, 8.39% on Medicaid, 15.8% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 0.894% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1222 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1235 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1406 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 421 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,222 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,222 patients per year. This represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1,235 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.4% under 18 years, 17.4% between 18 and 34 years, 42.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.9% were men and 50.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.07%
Uninsured
57.7%
Employer Coverage
8.39%
Medicaid
15.8%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
0.894%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bucks County (Upper) PUMA, PA grew by 3.39% from 3.93% to 4.07%.

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