Perkasie is a borough in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 35 miles (56 km) north of Philadelphia.
Establishments in the borough early in the twentieth century included silk mills, baseballs, brickyards, lumber mills, tile works, a stone crusher, and manufacturies of cigars, tags and labels, wire novelties, etc.
Grove City Olde Town Grove City’s colorful murals and large-scale sculptures invite visitors to stop and stroll.
Highlights include vintage finds at Marilyn’s Antiques & Gifts and Antiques by the Yard, slow-roasted coffee at Beans on Broad, and Shannon’s Kandy Kitchen, where chocolates are still whipped up from scratch in copper kettles.
The population density was 3,408.9 people per square mile (1,316.0/km²).
There were 3,378 housing units at an average density of 1,304.4 per square mile (503.6/km²).
The population in 1900 was 1,803; in 1910, 2,779 people lived in Perkasie. of 2010, there were 8,511 people residing in the borough.
The racial makeup of the borough was 93.9% White, 1.0% African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.0% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 0.5% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races.
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