Bernville, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bernville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Bernville had a population of 965 as of July 1, 2016. Bernville ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bernville is located at latitude 40.4338 and longitude -76.1112 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Bernville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 322 feet.

The Borough of Bernville (GNIS ID: 1214910) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bernville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bernville: Berneville.

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Bernville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 965
Population in Households 964
Population in Familes 815
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 2,233
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 358
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 263
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 382 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 275 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $205,986
Average Home Value $229,603


Median Household Income $59,256
Average Household Income $68,784
Per Capita Income $25,920
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.19%
Households 0.09% 0.11%
Families 0.43% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bernville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bernville to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1000 43rd
Population Density1 # 629 64th
Diversity Index2 # 384 78th
Median Household Income # 394 78th
Per Capita Income # 768 56th

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