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Dillsburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Dillsburg had a population of 2,651 as of July 1, 2016. Dillsburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dillsburg is located at latitude 40.1103 and longitude -77.0335 in York County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Dillsburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 568 feet.

The Borough of Dillsburg (GNIS ID: 1215739) 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 Dillsburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dillsburg: Dillstown.

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


Total Population 2,651
Population in Households 2,651
Population in Familes 2,150
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,311
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 1,102
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 739
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,168 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 710 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 392 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $182,650
Average Home Value $179,513


Median Household Income $53,670
Average Household Income $66,818
Per Capita Income $27,731
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.52% 0.49%
Households 0.37% 0.38%
Families 0.24% 0.3%
Median Household Income   3.73%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
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.

Dillsburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dillsburg 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 # 506 71st
Population Density1 # 355 80th
Diversity Index2 # 730 59th
Median Household Income # 638 64th
Per Capita Income # 588 67th

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