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Brownstown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lancaster County at latitude 40.1237 and longitude -76.2138. Lancaster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 351 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Brownstown Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

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Also See: Ephrata, PA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

Brownstown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brownstown 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 # 465 74th
Population Density1 # 992 44th
Diversity Index2 # 568 68th
Median Household Income # 239 87th
Per Capita Income # 291 84th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,920
Population in Households 2,916
Population in Familes 2,609
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 1,175
Diversity Index2 18
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,015
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 809
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,038 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 853 (82.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 162 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $218,341
Average Home Value $266,306
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $65,559
Average Household Income $88,758
Per Capita Income $30,749
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.86% 0.81%
Households 1.0% 0.89%
Families 0.62% 0.83%
Median Household Income   3.94%
Per Capita Income   3.32%
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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