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Adamstown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Adamstown had a population of 2,363 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Adamstown is located at latitude 40.2445 and longitude -76.0647 in Lancaster County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Adamstown (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lancaster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 472 feet.

The Borough of Adamstown (GNIS ID: 1217319) 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 Adamstown 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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Adamstown, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,363
Population in Households 2,363
Population in Familes 1,979
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,713
Diversity Index2 22
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 923
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 663
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 988 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 667 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 256 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $219,737
Average Home Value $230,810
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,435
Average Household Income $82,773
Per Capita Income $32,232
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 4.55% 2.88%
Households 4.41% 2.79%
Families 4.45% 2.74%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.

Adamstown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adamstown 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 # 562 68th
Population Density1 # 784 56th
Diversity Index2 # 502 71st
Median Household Income # 420 76th
Per Capita Income # 279 84th

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