Friedensburg, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Friedensburg Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Friedensburg Content

Also See: Schuylkill Haven, PA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Friedensburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Friedensburg Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Schuylkill County at latitude 40.607 and longitude -76.2291. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 676 feet.

The formal official name is the Friedensburg Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Friedensburg, Pennsylvania.

The U5 Census Class Code for Friedensburg indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Friedensburg Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Friedensburg: Fredensburg.

Friedensburg Census Designated Place, PA Boundary Map


Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | PA Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Township of Wayne | Schuylkill County | Pennsylvania Counties

Search the map for:

Friedensburg, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 872
Population in Households 871
Population in Familes 733
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 552
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 408
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 287
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 429 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 342 (79.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $210,366
Average Home Value $229,692


Median Household Income $54,778
Average Household Income $69,549
Per Capita Income $28,556
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.38% 0.25%
Households 0.47% 0.24%
Families 5.24% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.79%
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.


Friedensburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Friedensburg to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1056 40th
Population Density1 # 1360 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 1143 36th
Median Household Income # 547 69th
Per Capita Income # 422 76th

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