Shillington, PA Profile: Facts & Data


Shillington Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Shillington Content

Also See: Shillington, PA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Shillington, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Shillington had a population of 5,248 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Shillington 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Shillington (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Pennsylvania Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Pennsylvania Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Research a Pennsylvania Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2018, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


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


Total Population 5,248
Population in Households 5,240
Population in Familes 4,030
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 5,466
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $59,397
Average Household Income $79,700
Per Capita Income $33,885


Total Housing Units 2,371 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,659 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 570 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $148,940
Average Home Value $161,814


Total Households 2,229
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,372
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 -0.06% 0.08%
Households -0.14% 0.02%
Families -0.32% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

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, 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 # 246 86th
Population Density # 112 94th
Diversity Index # 153 91st
Median Household Income # 526 70th
Per Capita Income # 330 81st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features
  4. Research Public Schools & Attendance Zones

Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Pennsylvania July 1, 2018 Data
Highest or Lowest: