Lansdale, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lansdale, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Lansdale had a population of 16,473 as of July 1, 2015. Lansdale ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Lansdale is located at latitude 40.2417 and longitude -75.2812 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Lansdale (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 358 feet.

The Borough of Lansdale (GNIS ID: 1215473) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lansdale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Lansdale, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 16,473
Population in Households 16,118
Population in Familes 12,174
Population in Group Qrtrs 355
Population Density1 5,505
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 6,739
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 3,911
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,317 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,536 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,203 (43.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 578 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $245,602
Average Home Value $255,416


Median Household Income $58,462
Average Household Income $71,694
Per Capita Income $29,449
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.29%
Households 0.24% 0.3%
Families -0.01% 0.14%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
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.

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Lansdale, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lansdale to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 39 98th
Population Density1 # 107 94th
Diversity Index2 # 102 94th
Median Household Income # 466 74th
Per Capita Income # 421 76th

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