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Spring City, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Spring City had a population of 3,437 as of July 1, 2019. Spring City 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 Spring City is located at latitude 40.1768 and longitude -75.5477 in Chester County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Spring City encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Chester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 171 feet.

The Borough of Spring City (GNIS ID: 1215078) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Spring City: Springville.

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Spring City, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Spring City, PA Housing Affordability Index is 118
State of Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Spring City, PA Wealth Index is 57
State of Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,437 (100%)
Population in Households 3,437 (100.0%)
Population in Families 2,372 (69.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 4,478
Diversity Index2 27
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,433
Average Household Income $68,162
Per Capita Income $30,838
Wealth Index4 57

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,693 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 760 (44.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 795 (47.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 138 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $185,627
Housing Affordability Index3 118
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,555
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 796
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 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.
  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 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

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.37% 0.48%
Households 0.38% 0.46%
Families 0.12% 0.3%
Median Household Income   4.56%
Per Capita Income   3.43%

Spring City, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spring City to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 396 78th
Population Density # 188 89th
Diversity Index # 440 75th
Median Household Income # 1067 39th
Per Capita Income # 601 66th

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