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Wyncote is a census-designated place (CDP) in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,046 at the 2000 census.


As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 3,046 people, 1,057 households, and 713 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,434.2/km� (3,732.5/mi�). There were 1,069 housing units at an average density of 503.3/km� (1,309.9/mi�). The racial makeup of the CDP was 89.82% White, 7.98% African American, 0.07% Native American, 1.25% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.26% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.79% of the population.

There were 1,057 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 20.3% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 19.5% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 32.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females there were 75.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 69.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $77,043, and the median income for a family was $91,217. Males had a median income of $60,592 versus $41,458 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $32,340. None of the families and 2.2% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 4.9% of those over 64.

Interesting facts

* Wyncote was the boyhood home of poet Ezra Pound (166 Fernbrook Avenue).
* Wyncote is home to the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, the only seminary affiliated with Reconstructionist Judaism.
* Wyncote was the birthplace of baseball hall of famer Reggie Jackson.
* Wyncote is home to the township high school, Cheltenham High School, which both Reggie Jackson and Benjamin Netanyahu attended.

Historical Architecture

The Wyncote Historic District has a number of restored Victorian era homes. The All Hallows Church (constructed 1896-1897) was designed by a firm founded by Philadelphia architect Frank Furness (Furness, Evans and Company).

Points of interest

* Curtis Hall Arboretum


* Ancillae Assumpta Academy
* Wyncote Elementary School
* Cedarbrook Middle School
* Cheltenham High School
* Wyncote Academy