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Penryn, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Penryn Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lancaster County at latitude 40.1958 and longitude -76.3698. Lancaster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 584 feet.

The formal official name is the Penryn Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Penryn, Pennsylvania.

The U5 Census Class Code for Penryn indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Penryn Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Penryn: Unionville.

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


Total Population 1,050
Population in Households 1,022
Population in Familes 870
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 556
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 386
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 277
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 394 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 284 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 101 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $209,420
Average Home Value $270,335


Median Household Income $56,001
Average Household Income $64,289
Per Capita Income $25,232
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.59% 0.68%
Households 0.81% 0.72%
Families -2.69% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.


Penryn, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Penryn 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 # 955 46th
Population Density1 # 1357 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 860 52nd
Median Household Income # 492 72nd
Per Capita Income # 725 59th

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