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Saint Lawrence, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Saint Lawrence had a population of 1,798 as of July 1, 2019. Saint Lawrence 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 Saint Lawrence is located at latitude 40.327 and longitude -75.8719 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Saint Lawrence encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 292 feet.

The Borough of Saint Lawrence (GNIS ID: 1214926) 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.


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Saint Lawrence, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Saint Lawrence, PA Housing Affordability Index is 148
State of Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Saint Lawrence, PA Wealth Index is 68
State of Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,798
Population in Households 1,798
Population in Familes 1,463
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 2,006
Diversity Index1 43
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $62,079
Average Household Income $75,706
Per Capita Income $31,032
Wealth Index3 68

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 763 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 530 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 207 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $163,032
Housing Affordability Index2 148
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 737
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 499
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.07% 0.01%
Households -0.07% -0.03%
Families -0.24% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

Saint Lawrence, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Lawrence to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 695 61st
Population Density # 676 62nd
Diversity Index # 186 89th
Median Household Income # 528 70th
Per Capita Income # 587 67th

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