Orwigsburg, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Orwigsburg had a population of 3,062 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Orwigsburg is located at latitude 40.6542 and longitude -76.104 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Orwigsburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 627 feet.

The Borough of Orwigsburg (GNIS ID: 1215561) 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 Orwigsburg 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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Orwigsburg, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,062
Population in Households 2,756
Population in Familes 2,189
Population in Group Qrtrs 306
Population Density1 1,411
Diversity Index2 15
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,197
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 757
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,306 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 829 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 368 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $170,421
Average Home Value $211,007
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,321
Average Household Income $74,516
Per Capita Income $30,236
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% -0.12%
Households -0.28% -0.15%
Families -0.46% -0.27%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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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Orwigsburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orwigsburg 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 # 441 75th
Population Density1 # 884 50th
Diversity Index2 # 712 60th
Median Household Income # 604 66th
Per Capita Income # 388 78th

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