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Blandon, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Blandon is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Blandon Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Berks County at latitude 40.4412 and longitude -75.8869. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 381 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Blandon Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 4.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Blandon, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blandon to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 809 54th
Diversity Index2 # 292 84th
Median Household Income # 200 89th
Per Capita Income # 410 77th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Blandon, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,336
Population in Households 7,336
Population in Familes 6,533
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,653
Diversity Index2 29
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,548
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 2,039
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,583 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,207 (85.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 341 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 1.4%)
Median Home Value $194,730
Average Home Value $200,997
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $68,698
Average Household Income $82,089
Per Capita Income $28,862
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.6% 0.54%
Households 0.67% 0.52%
Families 0.16% 0.48%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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.

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