Until 1969, Quakertown generated its own electrical power.

The population of Quakertown in 1900 was 3,014; it rose to 3,801 in 1910. At the 2010 census, the borough's population was 8,979.

The American Civil War along with national economic expansion changed Quakertown from a tiny village to a commercial manufacturing center.

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The borough is 16 miles (26 km) south of Bethlehem and 29 miles (47 km) north of Philadelphia, making Quakertown a border town of both the Delaware Valley and Lehigh Valley metropolitan areas.

Quakertown is considered part of the Allentown−Bethlehem urbanized area and the Philadelphia−Camden−Wilmington (PA−NJ−DE-MD) MSA.

28.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.11. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.1 males.

This property was last sold for $294,900 in 2005 and currently has an estimated value of $295,099.

According to the Quakertown public records, the property at 14 Meadow Ln, Quakertown, PA 18951 has approximately 2,150 square feet, 4 beds, 2 full and 1 half baths with a lot size of 1.16 acres.Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.88% of the population.There were 3,421 households, out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% were non-families.Nearby schools include Trumbauersville El School, Milford Middle School and Quakertown Community Senior High School.Comparable nearby homes for sale include 1640 A Kumry Rd, 251 Portzer Rd and 1065 Huntington Rd.On September 18, 1777, during the American Revolutionary War, a convoy of wagons carrying the Liberty Bell from Philadelphia to Allentown, under the command of Col.