Spring City, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Spring City, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Spring City had a population of 3,437 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Spring City: Springville.

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Spring City, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,437
Population in Households 3,437
Population in Familes 2,364
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 4,479
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $52,058
Average Household Income $65,348
Per Capita Income $29,451


Total Housing Units 1,694 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 721 (42.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 828 (48.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $176,597
Average Home Value $186,200


Total Households 1,549
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 795
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 0.41% 0.54%
Households 0.37% 0.47%
Families 0.12% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

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, 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 # 395 78th
Population Density # 188 89th
Diversity Index # 434 76th
Median Household Income # 878 50th
Per Capita Income # 607 66th

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