Breinigsville, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Breinigsville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Breinigsville Census Designated Place had a population of 5,539 as of July 1, 2017. Breinigsville 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 Breinigsville is located at latitude 40.5389 and longitude -75.6348 in Lehigh County. The formal boundaries for the Breinigsville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lehigh County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 407 feet.

The Breinigsville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2633817) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Breinigsville Census Designated Place is located within Township of Upper Macungie, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lehigh County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Breinigsville 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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Breinigsville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,539
Daytime Population: Workers 376
Daytime Population: Residents 2,789
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,165
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 5,498
Population in Familes 4,458
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density2 1,722
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $78,145
Average Household Income $93,179
Per Capita Income $36,597


Total Housing Units 2,076 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,458 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 543 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $243,956
Average Home Value $257,658


Total Households 2,001
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 1,336
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 4.1% 2.18%
Households 3.59% 2.05%
Families 2.56% 1.97%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Breinigsville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Breinigsville 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 # 230 87th
Population Density # 777 56th
Diversity Index # 108 94th
Median Household Income # 152 91st
Per Capita Income # 186 90th

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