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Harleysville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Harleysville Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Montgomery County at latitude 40.2784 and longitude -75.3879. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 266 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Harleysville 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 Harleysville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 9,308
Population in Households 9,267
Population in Familes 7,879
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density1 2,230
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 3,674
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 2,581
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,797 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,413 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,261 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $325,326
Average Home Value $350,995


Median Household Income $92,369
Average Household Income $110,885
Per Capita Income $42,889
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.06% 0.21%
Households 0.17% 0.25%
Families 0.65% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   3.06%
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.


Harleysville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harleysville 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 # 102 94th
Population Density1 # 623 65th
Diversity Index2 # 435 76th
Median Household Income # 57 97th
Per Capita Income # 72 96th

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