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Kutztown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Kutztown had a population of 5,125 as of July 1, 2018. Kutztown 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 Kutztown is located at latitude 40.5173 and longitude -75.7774 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Kutztown encompass a land area of 1.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 423 feet.

The Borough of Kutztown (GNIS ID: 1214917) 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 Kutztown: Kutz Town.

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


Total Population 5,125
Population in Households 4,990
Population in Familes 2,386
Population in Group Qrtrs 135
Population Density2 3,137
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $42,387
Average Household Income $62,075
Per Capita Income $26,168


Total Housing Units 2,221 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 987 (44.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,148 (51.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $184,941
Average Home Value $196,960


Total Households 2,135
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 861
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 0.27% 0.34%
Households 0.24% 0.26%
Families -0.03% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Kutztown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kutztown 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 # 252 86th
Population Density # 392 78th
Diversity Index # 613 65th
Median Household Income # 1379 22nd
Per Capita Income # 960 46th

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