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West Hamburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The West Hamburg Census Designated Place had a population of 1,891 as of July 1, 2019. West Hamburg ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Hamburg is located at latitude 40.5476 and longitude -76.0022 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the West Hamburg Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 466 feet.

The West Hamburg Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2631313) 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 West Hamburg Census Designated Place is located within Township of Tilden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Berks County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Hamburg: Berks.

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West Hamburg, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

West Hamburg, PA Housing Affordability Index is 160
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

West Hamburg, PA Wealth Index is 85
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 1,891
Population in Households 1,816
Population in Familes 1,503
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density 581
Diversity Index1 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $62,242
Average Household Income $77,011
Per Capita Income $29,007
Wealth Index3 85

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 778 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 616 (79.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $185,340
Housing Affordability Index2 160
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 722
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 515
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% 0.07%
Households -0.04% 0.0%
Families 0.58% -0.08%
Median Household Income   3.99%
Per Capita Income   3.89%

West Hamburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Hamburg 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 # 663 62nd
Population Density # 1339 24th
Diversity Index # 504 72nd
Median Household Income # 523 70th
Per Capita Income # 759 57th

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