Broomall, Pennsylvania

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Broomall is a census-designated place (CDP) in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 11,046 at the 2000 census. The community was named after John Martin Broomall, a 19th century U.S. congressman from the area.



Broomall is located at 39°58′18″N 75°21′17″W / 39.97167°N 75.35472°W / 39.97167; -75.35472 (39.971561, -75.354674)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.9 square miles (7.5 km²), all of it land.


Public schools located in Broomall:

  • Loomis Elementary
  • Russell Elementary
  • Worrall Elementary
  • Paxon Hollow Middle School.

Paxon Hollow Middle School Participates in an annual fundraiser for Alex's Lemonade Stand with Haverford Middle School. Marple Newtown Senior High School is the public school for Newtown Square and Broomall.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 11,046 people, 4,260 households, and 3,148 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,807.1 people per square mile (1,470.6/km²). There were 4,339 housing units at an average density of 1,495.5/sq mi (577.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.41% White, 0.63% African American, 0.10% Native American, 7.17% Asian, 0.16% from other races and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.62% of the population.

There were 4,260 households out of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.1% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.06 people.

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