Leesport, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Leesport, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Leesport had a population of 1,941 as of July 1, 2016. Leesport ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Leesport is located at latitude 40.4445 and longitude -75.9673 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Leesport (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 295 feet.

The Borough of Leesport (GNIS ID: 1214919) 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 Leesport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Leesport, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,941
Population in Households 1,941
Population in Familes 1,595
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,760
Diversity Index2 25
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 752
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 523
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 795 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 583 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 168 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $154,677
Average Home Value $161,707
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,710
Average Household Income $72,716
Per Capita Income $28,289
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% 0.14%
Households 0.11% 0.11%
Families 0.0% 0.04%
Median Household Income   -0.65%
Per Capita Income   0.7%
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.

Leesport, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leesport to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 655 63rd
Population Density1 # 489 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 422 76th
Median Household Income # 238 87th
Per Capita Income # 550 69th

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