Harleysville, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Harleysville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Harleysville Census Designated Place had a population of 9,533 as of July 1, 2016. Harleysville 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 Harleysville is located at latitude 40.2784 and longitude -75.3879 in Montgomery County. 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. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 266 feet.

The Harleysville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389900) 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 Harleysville Census Designated Place is located within Township of Lower Salford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Harleysville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 9,533
Population in Households 9,490
Population in Familes 8,052
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 2,284
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 3,720
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 2,608
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,854 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,430 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,289 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 134 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $309,036
Average Home Value $340,813


Median Household Income $80,178
Average Household Income $105,092
Per Capita Income $40,296
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.48%
Households 0.32% 0.38%
Families 0.61% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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 1,762 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 # 98 94th
Population Density1 # 603 66th
Diversity Index2 # 447 75th
Median Household Income # 96 95th
Per Capita Income # 104 94th

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