Weigelstown, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Weigelstown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Weigelstown Census Designated Place had a population of 13,288 as of July 1, 2016. Weigelstown ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Weigelstown is located at latitude 39.9843 and longitude -76.8315 in York County. The formal boundaries for the Weigelstown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 515 feet.

The Weigelstown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390462) 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 Weigelstown Census Designated Place is located within Township of Dover, a minor civil division (MCD) of York County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Weigelstown 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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Weigelstown, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,288
Population in Households 13,279
Population in Familes 11,113
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 2,285
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 5,253
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 3,784
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,437 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,202 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,051 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 184 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $156,596
Average Home Value $160,501


Median Household Income $56,690
Average Household Income $68,751
Per Capita Income $27,025
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.52%
Households 0.44% 0.45%
Families 0.6% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.

Weigelstown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Weigelstown 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 # 61 97th
Population Density1 # 602 66th
Diversity Index2 # 354 80th
Median Household Income # 486 72nd
Per Capita Income # 637 64th

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