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Linwood, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Linwood Census Designated Place had a population of 3,287 as of July 1, 2016. Linwood 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 Linwood is located at latitude 39.8244 and longitude -75.4244 in Delaware County. The formal boundaries for the Linwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Delaware County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.

The Linwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390078) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Linwood Census Designated Place is located within Township of Lower Chichester, a minor civil division (MCD) of Delaware County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Linwood 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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Linwood, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,287
Population in Households 3,284
Population in Familes 2,656
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 6,422
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 1,175
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 830
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,264 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 764 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 411 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $119,064
Average Home Value $131,610


Median Household Income $52,510
Average Household Income $59,086
Per Capita Income $21,138
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% 0.1%
Households -0.05% 0.05%
Families -0.17% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.14%
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.

Linwood, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Linwood 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 # 415 76th
Population Density1 # 74 96th
Diversity Index2 # 214 88th
Median Household Income # 714 60th
Per Capita Income # 1443 18th

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