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Dauphin, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Dauphin had a population of 750 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Dauphin is located at latitude 40.3683 and longitude -76.9302 in Dauphin County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Dauphin (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dauphin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 358 feet.

The Borough of Dauphin (GNIS ID: 1215158) 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 Dauphin: Greensburg, Port Lyon.

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


Total Population 750
Population in Households 750
Population in Familes 606
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,752
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $66,943
Average Household Income $83,147
Per Capita Income $35,144


Total Housing Units 364 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 234 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $173,944
Average Home Value $206,944


Total Households 317
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 213
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 -0.64% -0.3%
Households -0.6% -0.32%
Families -0.77% -0.47%
Median Household Income   4.86%
Per Capita Income   3.13%

Dauphin, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dauphin 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 # 1105 37th
Population Density # 767 57th
Diversity Index # 923 48th
Median Household Income # 334 81st
Per Capita Income # 274 85th

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