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South Temple, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The South Temple Census Designated Place had a population of 1,454 as of July 1, 2020. South Temple 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 South Temple is located at latitude 40.4 and longitude -75.9 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the South Temple Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 787 feet.

The South Temple Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2426669) 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 South Temple Census Designated Place is located within Township of Muhlenberg, a minor civil division (MCD) of Berks County.


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South Temple, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,454 (100%)
Population in Households 1,453 (99.9%)
Population in Families 1,126 (77.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 4,339
Diversity Index2 66
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,032
Average Household Income $72,259
% of Income for Mortgage4 10%
Per Capita Income $30,533
Wealth Index5 72
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 629 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 463 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 136 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $138,532
Average Home Value $144,828
Housing Affordability Index3 230
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 599
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 367
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.2% 0.07%
Households 0.02% 0.0%
Families -0.57% -0.05%
Median Household Income   0.16%
Per Capita Income   0.56%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.04%

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South Temple, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Temple to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 782 56th
Population Density # 202 89th
Median Household Income # 708 60th
Housing Affordability Index # 1189 68th
Per Capita Income # 683 61st
Diversity Index # 50 97th

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