Wyomissing, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Wyomissing had a population of 10,994 as of July 1, 2015. Wyomissing 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 Wyomissing is located at latitude 40.3355 and longitude -75.9672 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Wyomissing (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 299 feet.

The Borough of Wyomissing (GNIS ID: 1214937) 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 Wyomissing population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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


Total Population 10,994
Population in Households 10,862
Population in Familes 8,583
Population in Group Qrtrs 132
Population Density1 2,455
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 4,829
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 2,971
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,252 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,577 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 299 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $240,955
Average Home Value $301,760


Median Household Income $67,323
Average Household Income $107,783
Per Capita Income $47,409
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.95% 0.75%
Households 0.88% 0.69%
Families 0.75% 0.63%
Median Household Income   3.76%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.


Wyomissing, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wyomissing 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 # 78 96th
Population Density1 # 558 68th
Diversity Index2 # 254 86th
Median Household Income # 246 86th
Per Capita Income # 51 97th

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