Whitfield, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Whitfield, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Whitfield Census Designated Place had a population of 4,545 as of July 1, 2017. Whitfield 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 Whitfield is located at latitude 40.335 and longitude -76.006 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Whitfield Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 338 feet.

The Whitfield Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390510) 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 Whitfield Census Designated Place is located within Township of Spring, a minor civil division (MCD) of Berks County.

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


Total Population 4,545
Daytime Population: Workers 632
Daytime Population: Residents 2,247
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,879
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 4,516
Population in Familes 3,936
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density2 4,350
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $84,384
Average Household Income $97,744
Per Capita Income $38,289


Total Housing Units 1,910 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,622 (84.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 189 ( 9.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $214,420
Average Home Value $217,263


Total Households 1,811
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,373
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 -0.36% -0.08%
Households -0.44% -0.19%
Families -0.02% -0.2%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Whitfield, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whitfield 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 # 293 83rd
Population Density # 203 89th
Diversity Index # 204 88th
Median Household Income # 91 95th
Per Capita Income # 163 91st

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