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Fox Chase, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Fox Chase Census Designated Place had a population of 1,620 as of July 1, 2017. Fox Chase ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Fox Chase is located at latitude 40.3948 and longitude -75.9634 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Fox Chase Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 325 feet.

The Fox Chase Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2631267) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fox Chase population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fox Chase: Foxchase.


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Fox Chase, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,620
Daytime Population: Workers 26
Daytime Population: Residents 639
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 665
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.41
Population in Households 1,620
Population in Familes 1,474
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 4,698
Diversity Index3 35
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $83,630
Average Household Income $108,816
Per Capita Income $38,959

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 592 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 569 (96.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 ( 1.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $211,037
Average Home Value $215,070
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 580
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 488
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.02% 0.01%
Households -0.05% 0.0%
Families -0.11% -0.04%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Fox Chase, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fox Chase to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 732 59th
Population Density # 167 91st
Diversity Index # 247 86th
Median Household Income # 98 94th
Per Capita Income # 154 91st

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