Myerstown, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Myerstown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Myerstown had a population of 3,059 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

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Myerstown, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,059
Population in Households 2,940
Population in Familes 2,310
Population in Group Qrtrs 119
Population Density1 3,572
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 1,233
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 768
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,348 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 636 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 597 (44.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $142,337
Average Home Value $151,376


Median Household Income $47,538
Average Household Income $54,888
Per Capita Income $22,977
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% 0.05%
Households -0.14% -0.02%
Families -0.33% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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.

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, 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 # 443 75th
Population Density1 # 308 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 748 57th
Median Household Income # 976 45th
Per Capita Income # 1186 33rd

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