Myerstown, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Myerstown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Myerstown had a population of 3,004 as of July 1, 2017. Myerstown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Myerstown is located at latitude 40.3721 and longitude -76.3056 in Lebanon County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Myerstown (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lebanon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 489 feet.

The Borough of Myerstown (GNIS ID: 1215367) 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 Myerstown 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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Myerstown, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,004
Daytime Population: Workers 1,957
Daytime Population: Residents 1,573
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,530
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 2,888
Population in Familes 2,267
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density2 3,507
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $50,226
Average Household Income $57,662
Per Capita Income $24,016


Total Housing Units 1,348 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 625 (46.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 582 (43.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $143,655
Average Home Value $153,520


Total Households 1,207
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 752
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 -0.26% -0.08%
Households -0.42% -0.15%
Families -0.57% -0.27%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Myerstown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Myerstown 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 # 452 74th
Population Density # 322 82nd
Diversity Index # 748 58th
Median Household Income # 965 45th
Per Capita Income # 1174 33rd

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