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Shillington, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Shillington had a population of 5,290 as of July 1, 2017. Shillington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Shillington is located at latitude 40.3036 and longitude -75.9665 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Shillington (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 331 feet.

The Borough of Shillington (GNIS ID: 1214927) 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 Shillington 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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Shillington, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,290
Daytime Population: Workers 1,268
Daytime Population: Residents 2,230
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,498
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 5,282
Population in Familes 4,091
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 5,509
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $57,198
Average Household Income $74,253
Per Capita Income $31,615


Total Housing Units 2,383 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,633 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 617 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $146,649
Average Home Value $159,813


Total Households 2,250
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,393
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 0.04% 0.13%
Households -0.02% 0.09%
Families -0.16% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Shillington, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shillington 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 # 245 86th
Population Density # 109 94th
Diversity Index # 155 91st
Median Household Income # 558 68th
Per Capita Income # 405 77th

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