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New Tripoli, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The New Tripoli Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lehigh County at latitude 40.6739 and longitude -75.7476. Lehigh County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 581 feet.

The formal official name is the New Tripoli Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as New Tripoli, Pennsylvania.

The U5 Census Class Code for New Tripoli indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the New Tripoli Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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New Tripoli, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 935
Population in Households 935
Population in Familes 780
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,011
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 358
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 254
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 370 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 267 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $206,250
Average Home Value $285,487


Median Household Income $84,342
Average Household Income $87,608
Per Capita Income $34,001
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.95% 0.84%
Households 0.94% 0.82%
Families 0.66% 0.7%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.


New Tripoli, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Tripoli to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1023 42nd
Population Density1 # 1070 39th
Diversity Index2 # 565 68th
Median Household Income # 75 96th
Per Capita Income # 180 90th

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