Womelsdorf, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Womelsdorf had a population of 2,949 as of July 1, 2015. Womelsdorf 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 Womelsdorf is located at latitude 40.3653 and longitude -76.185 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Womelsdorf (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 404 feet.

The Borough of Womelsdorf (GNIS ID: 1214936) 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 Womelsdorf population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Borough of Womelsdorf, PA Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,949
Population in Households 2,949
Population in Familes 2,317
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,275
Diversity Index2 27
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,249
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 787
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,317 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 837 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 412 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $139,286
Average Home Value $148,477
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,506
Average Household Income $64,567
Per Capita Income $27,346
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.92% 0.74%
Households 0.99% 0.73%
Families 0.84% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.55%
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.

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Womelsdorf, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Womelsdorf 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 # 459 74th
Population Density1 # 359 80th
Diversity Index2 # 341 81st
Median Household Income # 577 67th
Per Capita Income # 588 67th

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