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Rockledge, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Rockledge had a population of 2,696 as of July 1, 2016. Rockledge ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rockledge is located at latitude 40.0822 and longitude -75.0898 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Rockledge (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 243 feet.

The Borough of Rockledge (GNIS ID: 1215480) 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 Rockledge 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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Rockledge, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,696
Population in Households 2,696
Population in Familes 2,132
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 7,754
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 1,109
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 666
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,158 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 691 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 418 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $255,863
Average Home Value $270,333


Median Household Income $74,154
Average Household Income $83,584
Per Capita Income $34,382
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.94% 0.82%
Households 0.86% 0.76%
Families 0.69% 0.65%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.

Rockledge, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockledge 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 # 497 72nd
Population Density1 # 34 98th
Diversity Index2 # 714 60th
Median Household Income # 169 90th
Per Capita Income # 195 89th

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