Trexlertown, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Trexlertown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Trexlertown Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lehigh County at latitude 40.5568 and longitude -75.5937. Lehigh County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 397 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Trexlertown 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 Trexlertown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Trexlertown: Trexlerstown.

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


Total Population 2,634
Population in Households 2,602
Population in Familes 2,046
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 1,182
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 1,188
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 759
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 841 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 348 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $217,123
Average Home Value $280,298


Median Household Income $56,251
Average Household Income $74,717
Per Capita Income $31,164
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 6.84% 2.51%
Households 7.63% 2.47%
Families 9.66% 2.36%
Median Household Income   5.14%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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.

Trexlertown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trexlertown 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 # 510 71st
Population Density1 # 988 44th
Diversity Index2 # 128 93rd
Median Household Income # 481 73rd
Per Capita Income # 274 85th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.