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Linwood, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Linwood is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Linwood Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Delaware County at latitude 39.8265 and longitude -75.4255. Delaware County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Linwood Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Linwood, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,256
Population in Households 3,253
Population in Familes 2,636
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 6,362
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 1,175
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 830
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,264 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 766 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 409 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $125,542
Average Home Value $125,391


Median Household Income $52,190
Average Household Income $60,922
Per Capita Income $21,985
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.18% -0.07%
Households -0.08% -0.02%
Families -0.25% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   2.68%
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 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 419 76th
Population Density1 # 73 96th
Diversity Index2 # 226 87th
Median Household Income # 681 61st
Per Capita Income # 1202 32nd

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