New Holland, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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New Holland, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of New Holland had a population of 5,531 as of July 1, 2016. New Holland 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 New Holland is located at latitude 40.1013 and longitude -76.0901 in Lancaster County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of New Holland (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lancaster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 492 feet.

The Borough of New Holland (GNIS ID: 1215346) 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 New Holland 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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New Holland, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,531
Population in Households 5,525
Population in Familes 4,469
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 2,847
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 2,287
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,530
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,406 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,450 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 837 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 119 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $187,846
Average Home Value $196,810


Median Household Income $55,476
Average Household Income $65,893
Per Capita Income $27,270
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.6%
Households 0.42% 0.52%
Families 0.29% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.

New Holland, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Holland 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 # 227 87th
Population Density1 # 468 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 168 91st
Median Household Income # 551 69th
Per Capita Income # 616 65th

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