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New Britain, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of New Britain had a population of 2,971 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for New Britain is located at latitude 40.299 and longitude -75.181 in Bucks County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of New Britain encompass a land area of 1.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bucks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 289 feet.

The Borough of New Britain (GNIS ID: 1214971) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.


New Britain, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 2,971 (100%)
Population in Households 2,134 (71.8%)
Population in Families 1,755 (59.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 837 (28.2%)
Population Density 2,461
Diversity Index2 21


Median Household Income $83,238
Average Household Income $112,306
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $33,933
Wealth Index5 158


Total HU (Housing Units) 969 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 734 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $301,587
Average Home Value $347,173
Housing Affordability Index3 135


Total Households 887
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 609
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.58% -0.28%
Households -0.5% -0.32%
Families -0.65% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.36%


New Britain, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Britain 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 # 455 74th
Population Density # 549 69th
Median Household Income # 166 91st
Housing Affordability Index # 193 11th
Per Capita Income # 447 75th
Diversity Index # 607 66th

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