Skippack, Pennsylvania

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Skippack is a census-designated place (CDP) in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,889 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Skippack is located at 40°13′37″N 75°23′56″W / 40.22694°N 75.39889°W / 40.22694; -75.39889 (40.227014, -75.398889).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.6 km²), of which, 2.5 square miles (6.6 km²) of it is land and 0.39% is water.

Creamery Village, Pennsylvania is a historic village which is in Skippack Township. Creamery has its own post office for residents in the adjourning area. The original general store is still standing but today functions as one of the many "antique" dealers in Montgomery County,

Skippack Village, Pennsylvania is a historic shopping village which lies with in the boundaries of Skippack Township. Once termed Skippackville, the village served residents of Skippack with a post office, fire house, printing house, shirt factory, furniture maker, blacksmith, liquor store, a hat store and several inns including the Valley House now called "Justin's Carriage House"

The village has been recently transformed into shoppers delight with unique restaurants and boutiques.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,889 people, 1,109 households, and 829 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,134.0 people per square mile (437.4/km²). There were 1,152 housing units at an average density of 452.2/sq mi (174.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.71% White, 1.00% African American, 0.45% Native American, 1.07% Asian, 0.21% from other races, and 0.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.32% of the population.

There were 1,109 households out of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.9% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.2% were non-families. 19.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.03.

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