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Blandon, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Blandon Census Designated Place had a population of 7,341 as of July 1, 2016. Blandon 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 Blandon is located at latitude 40.4451 and longitude -75.8794 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Blandon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 381 feet.

The Blandon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2631250) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Blandon Census Designated Place is located within Township of Maidencreek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Berks County.

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

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


Total Population 7,341
Population in Households 7,341
Population in Familes 6,532
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,654
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 2,531
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 2,026
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,583 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,189 (84.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 342 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $200,365
Average Home Value $197,648


Median Household Income $77,446
Average Household Income $85,737
Per Capita Income $29,938
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.35%
Households 0.35% 0.27%
Families 0.01% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

Blandon, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blandon 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 # 153 91st
Population Density1 # 804 54th
Diversity Index2 # 280 84th
Median Household Income # 133 93rd
Per Capita Income # 411 77th

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