West Lawn, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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West Lawn, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The West Lawn Census Designated Place had a population of 1,717 as of July 1, 2017. West Lawn 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 West Lawn is located at latitude 40.3289 and longitude -75.9938 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the West Lawn Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 354 feet.

The West Lawn Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390481) 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 Lawn Census Designated Place is located within Township of Spring, a minor civil division (MCD) of Berks County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Lawn 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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West Lawn, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,717
Daytime Population: Workers 464
Daytime Population: Residents 732
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,196
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 1,717
Population in Familes 1,357
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 8,145
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $54,561
Average Household Income $64,692
Per Capita Income $25,696


Total Housing Units 730 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 470 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 212 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $134,100
Average Home Value $157,394


Total Households 682
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 441
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 0.02% 0.05%
Households -0.16% -0.06%
Families -0.31% -0.14%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

West Lawn, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Lawn 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 # 712 60th
Population Density # 27 99th
Diversity Index # 118 93rd
Median Household Income # 695 61st
Per Capita Income # 926 48th

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