Lake Heritage, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Lake Heritage, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Lake Heritage Census Designated Place had a population of 1,357 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Heritage is located at latitude 39.8082 and longitude -77.1885 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the Lake Heritage Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 489 feet.

The Lake Heritage Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390016) 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 Lake Heritage Census Designated Place is located within Township of Mount Joy, a minor civil division (MCD) of Adams County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Heritage population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Lake Heritage, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,357
Population in Households 1,336
Population in Familes 1,149
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 1,974
Diversity Index2 24


Median Household Income $68,453
Average Household Income $88,190
Per Capita Income $34,123


Total Housing Units 614 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 470 (76.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $262,946
Average Home Value $302,719


Total Households 535
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 410
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.22% 0.35%
Households 0.18% 0.3%
Families -0.55% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Lake Heritage, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Heritage to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 822 53rd
Population Density # 692 61st
Diversity Index # 466 74th
Median Household Income # 302 83rd
Per Capita Income # 317 82nd

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