Colwyn, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Colwyn, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Colwyn had a population of 2,709 as of July 1, 2016. Colwyn ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Colwyn is located at latitude 39.9118 and longitude -75.2531 in Delaware County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Colwyn (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Delaware County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 59 feet.

The Borough of Colwyn (GNIS ID: 1215179) 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 Colwyn 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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Colwyn, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,709
Population in Households 2,709
Population in Familes 2,326
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 10,480
Diversity Index2 32
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 863
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 621
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 937 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 524 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 339 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $97,817
Average Home Value $142,605
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,453
Average Household Income $55,438
Per Capita Income $17,661
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.0% 0.67%
Households 0.74% 0.55%
Families 0.63% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

Colwyn, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colwyn 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 # 493 72nd
Population Density1 # 9 100th
Diversity Index2 # 281 84th
Median Household Income # 1021 42nd
Per Capita Income # 1705 3rd

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