Bechtelsville, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Bechtelsville had a population of 1,095 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Bechtelsville is located at latitude 40.3702 and longitude -75.6308 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Bechtelsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 404 feet.

The Borough of Bechtelsville (GNIS ID: 1214909) 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.

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


Total Population 1,095
Population in Households 1,095
Population in Familes 910
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,171
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $59,427
Average Household Income $70,209
Per Capita Income $27,032


Total Housing Units 431 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 305 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 115 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $179,474
Average Home Value $241,941


Total Households 419
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 306
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.84% 1.33%
Households 1.79% 1.26%
Families 1.81% 1.15%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Bechtelsville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bechtelsville 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 # 925 48th
Population Density # 635 64th
Diversity Index # 1142 36th
Median Household Income # 525 70th
Per Capita Income # 853 52nd

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