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New Britain, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of New Britain had a population of 2,993 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for New Britain is located at latitude 40.2996 and longitude -75.1781 in Bucks County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of New Britain (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bucks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 289 feet.

The Borough of New Britain (GNIS ID: 1214971) 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 New Britain 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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New Britain, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,993
Population in Households 2,152
Population in Familes 1,776
Population in Group Qrtrs 841
Population Density1 2,480
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 879
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 608
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 970 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 748 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 131 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $288,189
Average Home Value $321,156


Median Household Income $80,718
Average Household Income $94,204
Per Capita Income $33,830
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.82% -0.44%
Households -0.97% -0.6%
Families -1.09% -0.67%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

New Britain, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Britain 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 # 454 74th
Population Density1 # 543 69th
Diversity Index2 # 572 68th
Median Household Income # 90 95th
Per Capita Income # 217 88th

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