Stowe, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Stowe, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Stowe Census Designated Place had a population of 3,734 as of July 1, 2016. Stowe 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 Stowe is located at latitude 40.2509 and longitude -75.6819 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Stowe Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 197 feet.

The Stowe Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390363) 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 Stowe Census Designated Place is located within Township of West Pottsgrove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stowe 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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Stowe, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,734
Population in Households 3,733
Population in Familes 2,990
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 2,735
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 1,454
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 949
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,560 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 920 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 535 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $166,071
Average Home Value $174,538


Median Household Income $53,422
Average Household Income $62,556
Per Capita Income $24,534
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.27%
Households 0.02% 0.16%
Families -0.32% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
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.

Stowe, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stowe 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 # 371 79th
Population Density1 # 491 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 224 87th
Median Household Income # 654 63rd
Per Capita Income # 925 48th

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