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Lansdale is a borough in Montgomery County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.

The community was named after Philip Lansdale Fox, railroad surveyor

The latitude of Lansdale is 40.241N. The longitude is -75.284W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 358 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,115.


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Median household income
Local
$46,232
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lansdale demographic reports
Once a textile center
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 17. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.1 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lansdale demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Montgomery County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Philadelphia area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 19446 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

23% of Lansdale residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lansdale ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lansdale was $22,096, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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25% of Lansdale residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Lansdale, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $613.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,105.


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Libraries in Lansdale include Lansdale Public Library ... View libraries

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Montgomery County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lansdale political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Lansdale workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lansdale between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Lansdale include Homewood Suites Lansdale Pa.

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