Hamburg, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hamburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Hamburg had a population of 4,321 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Hamburg is located at latitude 40.5562 and longitude -75.9824 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Hamburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 404 feet.

The Borough of Hamburg (GNIS ID: 1214915) 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 Hamburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 4,321
Daytime Population: Workers 1,723
Daytime Population: Residents 2,052
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,775
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 4,321
Population in Familes 3,207
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,301
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $50,035
Average Household Income $60,171
Per Capita Income $26,903


Total Housing Units 2,019 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,135 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 797 (39.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $132,801
Average Home Value $150,881


Total Households 1,932
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,118
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 0.1% 0.18%
Households 0.08% 0.13%
Families -0.06% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Hamburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamburg 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 # 312 82nd
Population Density # 587 67th
Diversity Index # 604 66th
Median Household Income # 977 45th
Per Capita Income # 794 55th

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