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Churchtown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Churchtown Census Designated Place had a population of 476 as of July 1, 2016. Churchtown ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Churchtown is located at latitude 40.1393 and longitude -75.9532 in Lancaster County. The formal boundaries for the Churchtown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lancaster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 564 feet.

The Churchtown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584445) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Churchtown Census Designated Place is located within Township of Caernarvon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lancaster County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Churchtown 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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Churchtown, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 476
Population in Households 467
Population in Familes 419
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 253
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 149
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 120
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 157 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 113 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $272,222
Average Home Value $322,321


Median Household Income $59,269
Average Household Income $83,163
Per Capita Income $26,030
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.29%
Households 0.11% 0.27%
Families -0.78% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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.

Churchtown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Churchtown 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 # 1348 24th
Population Density1 # 1641 7th
Diversity Index2 # 1091 38th
Median Household Income # 392 78th
Per Capita Income # 757 57th

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