Laureldale, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Laureldale, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Laureldale had a population of 4,079 as of July 1, 2015. Laureldale 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 Laureldale is located at latitude 40.3897 and longitude -75.9133 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Laureldale (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 387 feet.

The Borough of Laureldale 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 Laureldale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Laureldale: Laurel Dale.

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Laureldale, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,079
Population in Households 4,079
Population in Familes 3,307
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 5,130
Diversity Index2 55
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,665
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,131
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,735 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,322 (76.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 343 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $133,058
Average Home Value $141,509
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,042
Average Household Income $61,138
Per Capita Income $24,956
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.8% 0.64%
Households 0.68% 0.57%
Families 0.5% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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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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, 2015 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 # 327 82nd
Population Density1 # 134 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 78 96th
Median Household Income # 700 60th
Per Capita Income # 832 53rd

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