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Leola, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Leola Census Designated Place had a population of 7,502 as of July 1, 2016. Leola ranks in the upper 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 Leola is located at latitude 40.0928 and longitude -76.1889 in Lancaster County. The formal boundaries for the Leola Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lancaster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 430 feet.

The Leola Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390047) 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 ""

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

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


Total Population 7,502
Population in Households 7,499
Population in Familes 6,581
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,248
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 2,711
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 2,051
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,838 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,728 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 982 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $211,333
Average Home Value $272,558


Median Household Income $59,014
Average Household Income $75,675
Per Capita Income $25,574
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 0.63%
Households 0.55% 0.59%
Families 0.89% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.

Leola, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leola 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 # 149 92nd
Population Density1 # 957 46th
Diversity Index2 # 277 84th
Median Household Income # 400 77th
Per Capita Income # 804 54th

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