Royersford, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Royersford, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Royersford had a population of 5,078 as of July 1, 2015. Royersford 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 Royersford is located at latitude 40.1863 and longitude -75.5389 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Royersford (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 210 feet.

The Borough of Royersford (GNIS ID: 1215481) 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 Royersford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Royersford: Royers Ford, Royer's Ford.

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


Total Population 5,078
Population in Households 5,067
Population in Familes 3,633
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 6,509
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 2,284
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,245
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,466 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,062 (43.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,222 (49.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $216,468
Average Home Value $220,433


Median Household Income $53,246
Average Household Income $62,961
Per Capita Income $28,331
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.27% 1.02%
Households 1.32% 1.03%
Families 1.03% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
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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Royersford, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Royersford 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 # 251 86th
Population Density1 # 69 96th
Diversity Index2 # 291 84th
Median Household Income # 688 61st
Per Capita Income # 508 71st

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