South Pottstown, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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South Pottstown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The South Pottstown Census Designated Place had a population of 2,038 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for South Pottstown is located at latitude 40.2357 and longitude -75.6629 in Chester County. The formal boundaries for the South Pottstown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Chester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 135 feet.

The South Pottstown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390325) 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 South Pottstown Census Designated Place is located within Township of North Coventry, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chester County.

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South Pottstown, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,038
Population in Households 2,038
Population in Familes 1,500
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,338
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $58,262
Average Household Income $79,117
Per Capita Income $32,982


Total Housing Units 1,048 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 496 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 428 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 124 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $230,285
Average Home Value $250,000


Total Households 924
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 542
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.25% -0.06%
Households -0.35% -0.11%
Families 1.23% -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

South Pottstown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Pottstown to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 630 64th
Population Density # 916 48th
Diversity Index # 494 72nd
Median Household Income # 568 68th
Per Capita Income # 389 78th

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