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Egypt, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Egypt Census Designated Place had a population of 2,476 as of July 1, 2016. Egypt 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 Egypt is located at latitude 40.6853 and longitude -75.533 in Lehigh County. The formal boundaries for the Egypt Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lehigh County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 417 feet.

The Egypt Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628806) 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 Egypt Census Designated Place is located within Township of Whitehall, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lehigh County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Egypt 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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Egypt, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,476
Population in Households 2,476
Population in Familes 2,180
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,709
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 915
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 711
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 962 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 777 (80.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 138 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $239,437
Average Home Value $256,170


Median Household Income $76,743
Average Household Income $90,361
Per Capita Income $33,284
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.61%
Households 0.37% 0.45%
Families 0.3% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.

Egypt, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Egypt 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 # 544 69th
Population Density1 # 786 55th
Diversity Index2 # 347 80th
Median Household Income # 144 92nd
Per Capita Income # 236 87th

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