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Saint Lawrence, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Saint Lawrence had a population of 1,823 as of July 1, 2016. Saint Lawrence 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 Saint Lawrence is located at latitude 40.3258 and longitude -75.8657 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Saint Lawrence (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 292 feet.

The Borough of Saint Lawrence (GNIS ID: 1214926) 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 Saint Lawrence 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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Saint Lawrence, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,823
Population in Households 1,823
Population in Familes 1,490
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,068
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 744
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 507
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 765 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 502 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 242 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $168,280
Average Home Value $174,452


Median Household Income $56,244
Average Household Income $68,142
Per Capita Income $27,810
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.12%
Households 0.04% 0.05%
Families -0.09% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Saint Lawrence, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Lawrence 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 # 687 61st
Population Density1 # 673 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 213 88th
Median Household Income # 510 71st
Per Capita Income # 581 67th

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