The Borough of Lykens had a population of 1,859 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||501|
|Daytime Population: Residents||992|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||1,493|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.80|
|Population in Households||1,859|
|Population in Familes||1,455|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$44,074|
|Average Household Income||$56,030|
|Per Capita Income||$24,325|
|Total Housing Units||968 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||560 (57.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||252 (26.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||156 (16.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$74,611|
|Average Home Value||$81,741|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.8%|
|Per Capita Income||3.22%|
The table below compares Lykens to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 676||62nd|
|Population Density||# 838||52nd|
|Diversity Index||# 671||62nd|
|Median Household Income||# 1247||29th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1127||36th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.