Whitfield, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Whitfield, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Whitfield Census Designated Place had a population of 4,611 as of July 1, 2016. Whitfield 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 Whitfield is located at latitude 40.335 and longitude -76.006 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Whitfield Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 338 feet.

The Whitfield Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390510) 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 Whitfield Census Designated Place is located within Township of Spring, a minor civil division (MCD) of Berks County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Whitfield 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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Whitfield Census Designated Place, PA Boundary Map

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


Total Population 4,611
Population in Households 4,581
Population in Familes 3,993
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 4,413
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 1,833
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,389
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,909 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,639 (85.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 194 (10.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $215,115
Average Home Value $217,399


Median Household Income $80,277
Average Household Income $92,180
Per Capita Income $36,036
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% -0.1%
Households -0.32% -0.15%
Families 0.16% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.

Whitfield, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whitfield 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 # 286 84th
Population Density1 # 195 89th
Diversity Index2 # 207 88th
Median Household Income # 94 95th
Per Capita Income # 166 91st

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