Snydertown, PA Profile: Facts & Data

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Snydertown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Snydertown Census Designated Place had a population of 516 as of July 1, 2020. Snydertown ranks in the lower 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 Snydertown is located at latitude 40.9842 and longitude -77.5858 in Centre County. The formal boundaries for the Snydertown Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Centre County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 892 feet.

The Snydertown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584510) 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 ""

The Snydertown Census Designated Place is located within Township of Walker, a minor civil division (MCD) of Centre County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 516 (100%)
Population in Households 515 (99.8%)
Population in Families 448 (86.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.2%)
Population Density 169
Diversity Index2 6
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,909
Average Household Income $71,675
% of Income for Mortgage4 17%
Per Capita Income $26,457
Wealth Index5 69
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 178 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 158 (88.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 1.7%)
Median Home Value $233,333
Average Home Value $283,386
Housing Affordability Index3 157
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 175
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 134
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.65% 0.73%
Households 0.64% 0.79%
Families 0.0% 0.59%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
Owner Occupied HU   0.75%

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Snydertown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Snydertown 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 # 1299 26th
Population Density # 1692 4th
Median Household Income # 766 57th
Housing Affordability Index # 336 19th
Per Capita Income # 1161 34th
Diversity Index # 1477 16th

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