The Bucks County town experienced the biggest seven-year population bump, with 500 to 600 new homes in subdivisions that had been put on hold during the recession, said Township Manager Carolyn Mc Grory. New developments have sprung up in the area, with large homes and significant green space attracting more affluent families.Population changes vary from town to town, but an important factor — particularly in South Jersey — is who is leaving, said Gillen.Million-dollar home purchases have become common in Bucks.Delaware County’s population also remained stable, with growth of just 1 percent since 2010. Newtown Township, an outlier, grew by 9.6 percent — but most municipalities saw modest growth.Rarely does a property like "Auldridge" come on the market.Nestled peacefully on 63 acres in the quiet village of Birchrunville, the private retreat is accessed by a long private driveway that winds through the woods following a meandering stream.
As they grow older and start families, they want denser suburbs with walkable downtowns and other amenities — places such as Downingtown, Chester County, or Collingswood, Camden County.
Kenneth Kapikian, 58, of Wayne, pleaded guilty in June to six counts of fraud and one count of conspiracy in June, admitting that he and the hotel's former chief engineer, Dennis Gagliardi, submitted false invoices charging millions to the Sheraton University City Hotel from a washing-machine company they co-owned.
Prosecutors say the pair also instructed hotel vendors to pad invoices they submitted between 20.
Why should we care about population change and who is moving where?
“The answer to that is cause and effect: the economy,” said Kim Goyette, the chair of Temple University’s sociology department.