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Malvern, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Malvern had a population of 3,124 as of July 1, 2016. Malvern 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 Malvern is located at latitude 40.0331 and longitude -75.5154 in Chester County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Malvern (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Chester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 561 feet.

The Borough of Malvern (GNIS ID: 1215072) 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 Malvern 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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Malvern, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,124
Population in Households 3,105
Population in Familes 2,316
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 2,479
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 1,393
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 783
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,488 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 813 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 580 (39.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $391,883
Average Home Value $413,315


Median Household Income $65,123
Average Household Income $99,961
Per Capita Income $44,706
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.64%
Households 0.61% 0.64%
Families 0.41% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
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.

Malvern, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Malvern 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 # 434 75th
Population Density1 # 544 69th
Diversity Index2 # 323 82nd
Median Household Income # 255 86th
Per Capita Income # 55 97th

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