Birdsboro, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Birdsboro, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Birdsboro had a population of 5,104 as of July 1, 2018. Birdsboro 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 Birdsboro is located at latitude 40.2623 and longitude -75.8101 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Birdsboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 161 feet.

The Borough of Birdsboro (GNIS ID: 1214911) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Birdsboro: Birdsborough.

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


Total Population 5,104
Population in Households 5,104
Population in Familes 4,276
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,826
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $69,942
Average Household Income $84,942
Per Capita Income $31,587


Total Housing Units 2,017 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,399 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 499 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 119 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $177,920
Average Home Value $182,076


Total Households 1,898
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,376
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 -0.14% 0.04%
Households -0.17% 0.0%
Families -0.3% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Birdsboro, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Birdsboro 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 # 253 86th
Population Density # 278 84th
Diversity Index # 529 70th
Median Household Income # 275 84th
Per Capita Income # 462 74th

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