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Laurys Station, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Laurys Station Census Designated Place had a population of 1,298 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Laurys Station is located at latitude 40.7235 and longitude -75.5431 in Lehigh County. The formal boundaries for the Laurys Station Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Lehigh County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 377 feet.

The Laurys Station Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2633819) 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 Laurys Station Census Designated Place is located within Township of North Whitehall, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lehigh County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Laurys Station population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Laurys Station: Laurays Station, Laurys, Slate Dam.


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Laurys Station, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,298
Daytime Population: Workers 208
Daytime Population: Residents 565
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 773
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 1,298
Population in Familes 1,140
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 799
Diversity Index3 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $89,309
Average Household Income $96,429
Per Capita Income $34,609

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 493 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 430 (87.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 ( 8.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $322,680
Average Home Value $329,456
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 472
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 361
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.6% 0.64%
Households 0.51% 0.54%
Families 0.59% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   1.67%

Laurys Station, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laurys Station 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 # 845 52nd
Population Density # 1173 33rd
Diversity Index # 470 73rd
Median Household Income # 72 96th
Per Capita Income # 254 86th

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