Snyder County PA Information


Snyder County Subdivisions

Snyder County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 40,747
Population in Households 38,279
Population in Familes 31,769
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,468
Population Density1 124
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 15,116
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 10,546
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,478 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,952 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,164 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,362 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $147,468
Average Home Value $177,924


Median Household Income $48,337
Average Household Income $61,683
Per Capita Income $23,352
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.37%
Households 0.39% 0.4%
Families 0.28% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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.


Snyder County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Snyder County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents 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 # 56 18th
Population Density1 # 37 46th
Diversity Index2 # 47 31st
Median Household Income # 32 54th
Per Capita Income # 53 22nd

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