Information about Trevose, Pennsylvania
Trevose is an unincorporated area of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, that was identified as its own census-designated place (CDP) for the first time in 2010 (the area previously was included in the Feasterville-Trevose CDP). In the 2010 census, which is the latest information available, Trevose had a population of 3,550 people, nearly 94 percent of whom were white.
Trevose is located about 20 miles from Philadelphia, which can be reached via U.S. 1 or the Pennsylvania Turnpike, both of which run through Trevose. In addition to historic downtown Philadelphia, attractions in the area include King of Prussia Mall, Valley Forge National Park, Sesame Place and Longwood Gardens.
Education In and Around Trevose
Aria Health School of Nursing, a private school with an enrollment of nearly 220 students as of Fall 2014, is the only nonprofit postsecondary school in Trevose. This school awards a diploma in nursing, and students can further pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing through a collaborative effort with the Abington campus of Pennsylvania State University, located less than 10 miles from Trevose.
Students who wish to pursue a major other than nursing will find over 50 other nonprofit schools within 25 miles of Trevose. Four-year colleges and universities in this radius include Holy Family University, La Salle University, Temple University, Gwynedd Mercy University and Chestnut Hill College. Two-year schools in the area include Orleans Technical Institute and the main and Lower Bucks campuses of Bucks County Community College
Trevose's Economy and Major Employers
As of 2015, restaurants and other eating places was the leading industry in Bucks County, followed by education (elementary and secondary schools) general medical and surgical hospitals, grocery stores and individual and family services. Top employers in the county included Giant Food Stores LLC, St. Mary Medical Center, the Central Bucks School District, Buck's County and Northtec LLC, a branch of cosmetics company Estee Lauder.