King of Prussia, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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King of Prussia, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The King of Prussia Census Designated Place had a population of 19,724 as of July 1, 2016. King of Prussia 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 King of Prussia is located at latitude 40.096 and longitude -75.3791 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the King of Prussia Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 200 feet.

The King of Prussia Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390001) 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 King of Prussia Census Designated Place is located within Township of Upper Merion, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with King of Prussia 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 King of Prussia: Brandywine Village.

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


Total Population 19,724
Population in Households 19,581
Population in Familes 14,926
Population in Group Qrtrs 143
Population Density1 2,324
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 8,373
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 4,914
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,249 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,922 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,452 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 876 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $316,262
Average Home Value $332,208


Median Household Income $79,540
Average Household Income $99,887
Per Capita Income $42,517
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% 0.13%
Households -0.38% 0.01%
Families -0.44% -0.06%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

King of Prussia, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares King of Prussia 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 # 32 98th
Population Density1 # 594 66th
Diversity Index2 # 95 95th
Median Household Income # 103 94th
Per Capita Income # 80 96th

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