Temple, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Temple, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Temple (historical) had a population of 1,904 as of July 1, 2018. 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 Temple is located at latitude 40.4081 and longitude -75.9229 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Temple (historical) (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 361 feet.

The Borough of Temple (historical) (GNIS ID: 2390380) 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 Borough of Temple (historical) is located within Township of Muhlenberg, a minor civil division (MCD) of Berks County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Temple: Solomons Temple.

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


Total Population 1,904
Population in Households 1,897
Population in Familes 1,456
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 5,662
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $53,547
Average Household Income $68,304
Per Capita Income $27,559


Total Housing Units 848 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 552 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 239 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $141,996
Average Home Value $154,174


Total Households 791
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 500
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 0.17% 0.17%
Households -0.03% 0.05%
Families 0.78% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Temple, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Temple 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 # 660 63rd
Population Density # 101 94th
Diversity Index # 45 98th
Median Household Income # 807 54th
Per Capita Income # 796 55th

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