Harleysville, Pennsylvania

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Harleysville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 8,795 at the 2000 census. It belongs to the Lower Salford Township. Harleysville was settled by Pennsylvania Dutch in the 18th century.



Harleysville is located at 40°16′46″N 75°23′12″W / 40.27944°N 75.38667°W / 40.27944; -75.38667 (40.279549, -75.386745)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.2 square miles (10.8 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 8,795 people, 3,129 households, and 2,381 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,111.6 people per square mile (814.3/km²). There were 3,196 housing units at an average density of 767.3/sq mi (295.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.89% White, 2.62% African American, 0.06% Native American, 2.24% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.81% of the population.

There were 3,129 households out of which 41.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.6% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.21.

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