Freemansburg, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Freemansburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Freemansburg had a population of 2,580 as of July 1, 2017. Freemansburg 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 Freemansburg is located at latitude 40.6278 and longitude -75.34 in Northampton County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Freemansburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Northampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 318 feet.

The Borough of Freemansburg (GNIS ID: 1215494) 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 Freemansburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Freemansburg: Freemansburgh.

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


Total Population 2,580
Population in Households 2,547
Population in Familes 2,074
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 3,699
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 927
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 648
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,024 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 611 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 316 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $183,520
Average Home Value $187,766


Median Household Income $63,685
Average Household Income $69,549
Per Capita Income $25,270
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.3% -0.06%
Households -0.42% -0.11%
Families -0.54% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.

Freemansburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Freemansburg 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 # 529 70th
Population Density1 # 294 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 20 99th
Median Household Income # 348 80th
Per Capita Income # 996 44th

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