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Kutztown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Kutztown had a population of 5,143 as of July 1, 2017. Kutztown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kutztown is located at latitude 40.5213 and longitude -75.7773 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Kutztown (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 423 feet.

The Borough of Kutztown (GNIS ID: 1214917) 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 Kutztown 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 Kutztown: Kutz Town.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 5,143
Daytime Population: Workers 1,921
Daytime Population: Residents 2,515
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,436
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 5,007
Population in Familes 2,433
Population in Group Qrtrs 136
Population Density2 3,148
Diversity Index3 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,651
Average Household Income $60,582
Per Capita Income $25,588

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,217 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 940 (42.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,206 (54.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $183,537
Average Home Value $193,537
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,146
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 872
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 0.36% 0.34%
Households 0.35% 0.32%
Families 0.14% 0.21%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   3.41%

Kutztown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kutztown 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 # 250 86th
Population Density # 390 78th
Diversity Index # 612 65th
Median Household Income # 1271 28th
Per Capita Income # 942 47th

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