Mountville, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Mountville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Mountville had a population of 2,824 as of July 1, 2015. Mountville 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 Mountville is located at latitude 40.0407 and longitude -76.4349 in Lancaster County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Mountville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lancaster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 443 feet.

The Borough of Mountville (GNIS ID: 1215345) 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 Mountville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Borough of Mountville, PA Boundary Map

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Mountville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,824
Population in Households 2,670
Population in Familes 1,917
Population in Group Qrtrs 154
Population Density1 3,281
Diversity Index2 36
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,256
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 690
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,304 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 749 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 507 (38.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $196,673
Average Home Value $249,933
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,062
Average Household Income $61,557
Per Capita Income $27,543
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.23%
Households 0.29% 0.32%
Families -1.07% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.7%
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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Mountville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mountville to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 480 73rd
Population Density1 # 357 80th
Diversity Index2 # 207 88th
Median Household Income # 1008 43rd
Per Capita Income # 571 68th

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