Wescosville, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Wescosville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Wescosville Census Designated Place had a population of 5,983 as of July 1, 2016. Wescosville 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 Wescosville is located at latitude 40.5614 and longitude -75.55 in Lehigh County. The formal boundaries for the Wescosville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lehigh County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 410 feet.

The Wescosville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628812) 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 Wescosville Census Designated Place is located within Township of Lower Macungie, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lehigh County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wescosville 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 Wescosville: Wescoesville, Wescoeville, Westcosville.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 5,983
Population in Households 5,973
Population in Familes 5,316
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 2,201
Diversity Index2 42
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,181
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 1,695
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,240 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,845 (82.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 336 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $306,620
Average Home Value $304,892
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $89,964
Average Household Income $119,199
Per Capita Income $43,033
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.37%
Households 0.11% 0.24%
Families 0.29% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.

Wescosville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wescosville 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 # 201 89th
Population Density1 # 640 64th
Diversity Index2 # 167 91st
Median Household Income # 59 97th
Per Capita Income # 74 96th

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