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New Freedom, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of New Freedom had a population of 4,759 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for New Freedom is located at latitude 39.7353 and longitude -76.6967 in York County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of New Freedom (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 820 feet.

The Borough of New Freedom (GNIS ID: 1215755) 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 New Freedom 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 New Freedom: Freedom, New Freedom Summit.

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


Total Population 4,759
Population in Households 4,741
Population in Familes 4,175
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 2,287
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 1,749
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 1,353
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,480 (82.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 269 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $270,254
Average Home Value $285,314


Median Household Income $77,848
Average Household Income $95,692
Per Capita Income $35,325
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.03% 0.84%
Households 0.97% 0.81%
Families 0.78% 0.71%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
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.

New Freedom, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Freedom 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 # 272 85th
Population Density1 # 601 66th
Diversity Index2 # 610 65th
Median Household Income # 127 93rd
Per Capita Income # 178 90th

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