Friedensburg, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Friedensburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Friedensburg Census Designated Place had a population of 875 as of July 1, 2015. Friedensburg ranks in the lower 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 Friedensburg is located at latitude 40.607 and longitude -76.2291 in Schuylkill County. 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. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 676 feet.

The Friedensburg Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389817) 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 Friedensburg Census Designated Place is located within Township of Wayne, a minor civil division (MCD) of Schuylkill County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Friedensburg 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 Friedensburg: Fredensburg.

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


Total Population 875
Population in Households 874
Population in Familes 734
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 554
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 410
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 68 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $144,231
Average Home Value $165,294


Median Household Income $56,996
Average Household Income $73,616
Per Capita Income $30,435
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.45%
Households 0.47% 0.44%
Families 4.22% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.62%
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, 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 # 1051 40th
Population Density1 # 1357 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 1365 22nd
Median Household Income # 530 70th
Per Capita Income # 365 79th

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