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West Hamburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The West Hamburg Census Designated Place had a population of 1,964 as of July 1, 2017. West Hamburg ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Hamburg is located at latitude 40.5518 and longitude -76.0049 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the West Hamburg Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 466 feet.

The West Hamburg Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2631313) 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 West Hamburg Census Designated Place is located within Township of Tilden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Berks County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Hamburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Hamburg: Berks.

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West Hamburg, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,964
Daytime Population: Workers 3,089
Daytime Population: Residents 1,028
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,117
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.10
Population in Households 1,887
Population in Familes 1,567
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density2 584
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $60,212
Average Household Income $70,840
Per Capita Income $27,226


Total Housing Units 806 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 618 (76.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 128 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $161,750
Average Home Value $183,158


Total Households 746
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 537
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.1% 0.0%
Households -0.13% -0.03%
Families 0.63% -0.11%
Median Household Income   3.14%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

West Hamburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Hamburg to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 649 63rd
Population Density # 1338 24th
Diversity Index # 558 69th
Median Household Income # 443 75th
Per Capita Income # 758 57th

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