Sykesville, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Sykesville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Sykesville had a population of 1,156 as of July 1, 2015. Sykesville ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Sykesville is located at latitude 41.0447 and longitude -78.8111 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Sykesville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,355 feet.

The Borough of Sykesville (GNIS ID: 1215304) 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 Sykesville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Borough of Sykesville, PA Boundary Map

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Sykesville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,156
Population in Households 1,156
Population in Familes 843
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 730
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 535
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 303
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 592 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 313 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 222 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $85,192
Average Home Value $105,351
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,096
Average Household Income $40,704
Per Capita Income $18,838
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% 0.14%
Households 0.25% 0.22%
Families 0.0% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.

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Sykesville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sykesville to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 906 49th
Population Density1 # 1222 31st
Diversity Index2 # 1487 15th
Median Household Income # 1644 7th
Per Capita Income # 1595 10th

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