Birchwood Lakes, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Birchwood Lakes, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Birchwood Lakes Census Designated Place had a population of 1,367 as of July 1, 2015. Birchwood Lakes 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 Birchwood Lakes is located at latitude 41.2509 and longitude -74.9107 in Pike County. The formal boundaries for the Birchwood Lakes Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Pike County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,125 feet.

The Birchwood Lakes Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2633333) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Birchwood Lakes population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Birchwood Lakes Census Designated Place, PA Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,367
Population in Households 1,367
Population in Familes 1,155
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,096
Diversity Index2 25
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 525
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 381
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 829 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 458 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 ( 8.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 304 (36.7%)
Median Home Value $142,692
Average Home Value $148,854
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,748
Average Household Income $71,590
Per Capita Income $27,174
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% -0.15%
Households -0.14% -0.08%
Families -0.25% -0.16%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   2.82%
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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Birchwood Lakes, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Birchwood Lakes 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 # 825 53rd
Population Density1 # 1033 41st
Diversity Index2 # 398 77th
Median Household Income # 429 76th
Per Capita Income # 601 66th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.