Lansdale, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lansdale, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Lansdale had a population of 16,695 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Lansdale, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,695
Daytime Population: Workers 6,678
Daytime Population: Residents 7,605
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,283
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 16,336
Population in Familes 12,330
Population in Group Qrtrs 359
Population Density2 5,579
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $60,535
Average Household Income $74,838
Per Capita Income $30,761


Total Housing Units 7,320 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,590 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,167 (43.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 563 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $233,121
Average Home Value $244,394


Total Households 6,757
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 3,934
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.36% 0.39%
Households 0.21% 0.31%
Families 0.07% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Lansdale, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lansdale to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 Density # 104 94th
Diversity Index # 105 94th
Median Household Income # 431 76th
Per Capita Income # 469 73rd

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