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Laurys Station, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Laurys Station Census Designated Place had a population of 1,314 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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

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


Total Population 1,314
Population in Households 1,314
Population in Familes 1,154
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 809
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 475
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 363
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 497 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 433 (87.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 ( 8.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $318,889
Average Home Value $326,613


Median Household Income $90,547
Average Household Income $95,980
Per Capita Income $34,181
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 0.79%
Households 0.69% 0.71%
Families 0.77% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.

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, 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 # 843 52nd
Population Density1 # 1174 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 478 73rd
Median Household Income # 57 97th
Per Capita Income # 201 89th

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