Bird in Hand, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bird in Hand, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Bird-in-Hand Census Designated Place had a population of 410 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Bird in Hand is located at latitude 40.0367 and longitude -76.1895 in Lancaster County. The formal boundaries for the Bird-in-Hand Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lancaster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 358 feet.

The Bird-in-Hand Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584440) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Bird-in-Hand Census Designated Place is located within Township of East Lampeter, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lancaster County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bird in Hand population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bird in Hand: Birdinhand, Bord-in-hand.

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Bird in Hand, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 410
Daytime Population: Workers 524
Daytime Population: Residents 239
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 763
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.86
Population in Households 410
Population in Familes 363
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 663
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $57,780
Average Household Income $71,550
Per Capita Income $25,159


Total Housing Units 138 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (39.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $202,778
Average Home Value $284,859


Total Households 127
Average Household Size 3.23
Family Households 95
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.27% 0.34%
Households 0.22% 0.31%
Families -0.84% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   3.25%

Bird in Hand, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bird in Hand to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1404 20th
Population Density # 1269 28th
Diversity Index # 486 73rd
Median Household Income # 536 70th
Per Capita Income # 1012 43rd

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