Yeadon, Pennsylvania

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Yeadon is a borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States. It borders the City of Philadelphia. The population was 11,762 at the 2000 census.



Yeadon is located at 39°55′58″N 75°15′6″W / 39.93278°N 75.25167°W / 39.93278; -75.25167 (39.932862, -75.251540)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.2 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 11,762 people, 4,696 households, and 2,967 families residing in the borough. The population density was 7,297.1 people per square mile (2,820.7/km²). There were 4,958 housing units at an average density of 3,075.9/sq mi (1,189.0/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 15.56% White, 79.77% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.89% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.41% from other races, and 2.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.02% of the population.

There were 4,696 households out of which 31.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.6% were married couples living together, 20.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.8% were non-families. 32.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the borough the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 79.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.1 males.

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