The Borough of Lykens had a population of 1,831 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Lykens is located at latitude 40.5641 and longitude -76.6984 in Dauphin County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Lykens (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dauphin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 689 feet.
The Borough of Lykens (GNIS ID: 2086583) 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 Lykens population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||1,831|
|Population in Familes||1,435|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||956 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||554 (57.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||249 (26.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||154 (16.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$70,627|
|Average Home Value||$76,850|
|Median Household Income||$42,493|
|Average Household Income||$54,311|
|Per Capita Income||$23,643|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.46%|
|Per Capita Income||1.63%|
The table below compares Lykens 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.
|Total Population||# 681||61st|
|Population Density1||# 852||52nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 691||61st|
|Median Household Income||# 1227||30th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1081||39th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.