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Oley, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Oley Census Designated Place had a population of 1,344 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Oley is located at latitude 40.3899 and longitude -75.7879 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Oley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 443 feet.

The Oley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2631294) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oley 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 Oley: Friedensburg.

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


Total Population 1,344
Population in Households 1,344
Population in Familes 1,121
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,095
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 556
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 388
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 570 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 398 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 158 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $219,175
Average Home Value $248,246


Median Household Income $65,337
Average Household Income $78,332
Per Capita Income $31,950
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.9% 0.75%
Households 0.95% 0.78%
Families 1.33% 0.66%
Median Household Income   3.49%
Per Capita Income   2.89%
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.


Oley, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oley 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 # 834 53rd
Population Density1 # 1034 41st
Diversity Index2 # 971 45th
Median Household Income # 287 84th
Per Capita Income # 295 83rd

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