Linglestown, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Linglestown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Linglestown Census Designated Place had a population of 6,421 as of July 1, 2018. Linglestown ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Linglestown is located at latitude 40.334 and longitude -76.7891 in Dauphin County. The formal boundaries for the Linglestown Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dauphin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 541 feet.

The Linglestown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390074) 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 Linglestown Census Designated Place is located within Township of Lower Paxton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dauphin County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Linglestown: Lingletown.

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


Total Population 6,421
Population in Households 6,411
Population in Familes 5,391
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 1,684
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $81,988
Average Household Income $94,650
Per Capita Income $38,433


Total Housing Units 2,737 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,253 (82.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 381 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $193,277
Average Home Value $226,587


Total Households 2,634
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,891
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 0.17% 0.24%
Households 0.22% 0.26%
Families 0.26% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

Linglestown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Linglestown 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 # 185 90th
Population Density # 787 55th
Diversity Index # 423 76th
Median Household Income # 135 92nd
Per Capita Income # 174 90th

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