Spring City, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Spring City, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Spring City had a population of 3,426 as of July 1, 2017. 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 40.1769 and longitude -75.5465 in Chester County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Spring City (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Spring City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Spring City: Springville.

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Spring City, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,426
Daytime Population: Workers 759
Daytime Population: Residents 1,480
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,239
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 3,426
Population in Familes 2,375
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 4,465
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $50,554
Average Household Income $63,545
Per Capita Income $28,712


Total Housing Units 1,693 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 724 (42.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 824 (48.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $175,706
Average Home Value $184,841


Total Households 1,548
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 799
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 0.42% 0.51%
Households 0.42% 0.5%
Families 0.21% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Spring City, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spring City 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 # 394 78th
Population Density # 191 89th
Diversity Index # 413 76th
Median Household Income # 939 47th
Per Capita Income # 619 65th

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