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Millersville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Millersville had a population of 8,555 as of July 1, 2017. Millersville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Millersville is located at latitude 40.0053 and longitude -76.3518 in Lancaster County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Millersville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lancaster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 325 feet.

The Borough of Millersville (GNIS ID: 1215343) 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 Millersville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Millersville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,555
Daytime Population: Workers 2,343
Daytime Population: Residents 4,372
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,715
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 6,039
Population in Familes 3,844
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,516
Population Density2 4,431
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $54,341
Average Household Income $65,902
Per Capita Income $23,164


Total Housing Units 2,691 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,684 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 903 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $186,022
Average Home Value $208,205


Total Households 2,586
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,373
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.64% 0.6%
Households 0.74% 0.76%
Families 1.71% 0.66%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Millersville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Millersville 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 # 119 93rd
Population Density # 195 89th
Diversity Index # 301 83rd
Median Household Income # 708 60th
Per Capita Income # 1299 26th

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