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Mountville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Mountville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lancaster County at latitude 40.0407 and longitude -76.4349. Lancaster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 443 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Mountville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Mountville, Pennsylvania.

The P1 Census Class Code for Mountville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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


Total Population 2,821
Population in Households 2,666
Population in Familes 1,921
Population in Group Qrtrs 155
Population Density1 3,277
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 1,253
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 689
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,302 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 753 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 500 (38.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $192,755
Average Home Value $248,738


Median Household Income $43,956
Average Household Income $59,046
Per Capita Income $26,430
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.16% 0.25%
Households 0.3% 0.35%
Families -1.35% 0.17%
Median Household Income   3.69%
Per Capita Income   3.36%
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.


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, 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 # 479 73rd
Population Density1 # 360 80th
Diversity Index2 # 210 88th
Median Household Income # 1123 36th
Per Capita Income # 601 66th

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