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Upland, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Upland is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Delaware County at latitude 39.8562 and longitude -75.3796. Delaware County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 33 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Upland, but most people and references simply refer to it as Upland, Pennsylvania.

The P1 Census Class Code for Upland indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Upland (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 3,145
Population in Households 3,063
Population in Familes 2,459
Population in Group Qrtrs 82
Population Density1 4,847
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 1,177
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 754
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,291 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 514 (39.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 663 (51.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 114 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $143,575
Average Home Value $160,652


Median Household Income $40,099
Average Household Income $50,439
Per Capita Income $19,021
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.69% -0.29%
Households -0.59% -0.27%
Families -0.79% -0.4%
Median Household Income   3.86%
Per Capita Income   3.29%
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.


Upland, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Upland 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 # 434 75th
Population Density1 # 153 91st
Diversity Index2 # 38 98th
Median Household Income # 1360 23rd
Per Capita Income # 1543 13th

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