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Laureldale, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Laureldale is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Borough of Laureldale.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Berks County at latitude 40.3881 and longitude -75.918. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 387 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Laureldale (see map) encompass a land area of 0.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Laureldale: Laurel Dale.

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


Total Population 4,095
Population in Households 4,095
Population in Familes 3,328
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 5,150
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 1,673
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,139
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,743 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,333 (76.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 340 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $127,612
Average Home Value $130,533


Median Household Income $52,261
Average Household Income $59,939
Per Capita Income $24,488
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.09% 0.74%
Households 0.95% 0.67%
Families 0.78% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
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.


Laureldale, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laureldale 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 # 328 81st
Population Density1 # 132 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 87 95th
Median Household Income # 675 62nd
Per Capita Income # 832 53rd

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