New Jerusalem, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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New Jerusalem, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The New Jerusalem Census Designated Place had a population of 643 as of July 1, 2017. New Jerusalem ranks in the lower 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 New Jerusalem is located at latitude 40.4409 and longitude -75.7591 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the New Jerusalem Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 899 feet.

The New Jerusalem Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2633406) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The New Jerusalem Census Designated Place is located within Township of Rockland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Berks County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Jerusalem 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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New Jerusalem, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 643
Daytime Population: Workers 52
Daytime Population: Residents 253
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 305
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.47
Population in Households 643
Population in Familes 569
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 354
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $81,181
Average Household Income $92,775
Per Capita Income $34,344


Total Housing Units 236 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 211 (89.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 ( 7.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $255,469
Average Home Value $270,261


Total Households 228
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 179
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% 0.0%
Households -0.18% 0.0%
Families -0.89% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

New Jerusalem, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Jerusalem 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 # 1193 32nd
Population Density # 1544 12th
Diversity Index # 771 56th
Median Household Income # 122 93rd
Per Capita Income # 273 85th

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