Pennwyn, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pennwyn, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Pennwyn Census Designated Place had a population of 780 as of July 1, 2017. Pennwyn ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pennwyn is located at latitude 40.289 and longitude -75.9736 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Pennwyn Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 371 feet.

The Pennwyn Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2633408) 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 Pennwyn Census Designated Place is located within Township of Cumru, a minor civil division (MCD) of Berks County.

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


Total Population 780
Daytime Population: Workers 151
Daytime Population: Residents 326
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 477
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 775
Population in Familes 635
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 1,481
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $80,121
Average Household Income $108,513
Per Capita Income $43,632


Total Housing Units 340 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 217 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 110 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $246,429
Average Home Value $278,935


Total Households 327
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 231
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 0.0% 0.13%
Households -0.04% 0.06%
Families 0.55% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Pennwyn, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pennwyn 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 # 1088 38th
Population Density # 855 52nd
Diversity Index # 113 94th
Median Household Income # 135 92nd
Per Capita Income # 98 94th

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