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Birdsboro, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Birdsboro had a population of 5,113 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Birdsboro population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Birdsboro: Birdsborough.

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Birdsboro, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,113
Daytime Population: Workers 1,075
Daytime Population: Residents 2,413
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,488
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 5,113
Population in Familes 4,304
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,833
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $66,902
Average Household Income $81,448
Per Capita Income $30,346


Total Housing Units 2,023 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,366 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 539 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $176,104
Average Home Value $179,484


Total Households 1,905
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 1,386
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.13% 0.03%
Households -0.14% 0.01%
Families -0.24% -0.06%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

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, 2017 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 # 252 86th
Population Density # 278 84th
Diversity Index # 538 69th
Median Household Income # 283 84th
Per Capita Income # 493 72nd

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