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Upper Providence is a township in Delaware County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Upper Providence. For links to other places called Upper Providence, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Upper Providence is 39.933N. The longitude is -75.374W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 249 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 10,509.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Upper Providence demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Delaware 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 19063 ZIP code.
17% of Upper Providence residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Upper Providence ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Upper Providence was $39,532, compared with $21,587 nationally.
53% of Upper Providence residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Upper Providence, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $653. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,676.
Delaware County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Upper Providence political report.
The average commute time for Upper Providence workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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