Linglestown, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Linglestown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Linglestown Census Designated Place had a population of 6,416 as of July 1, 2017. 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 40.3444 and longitude -76.7949 in Dauphin County. The formal boundaries for the Linglestown Census Designated Place (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Linglestown 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 Linglestown: Lingletown.

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


Total Population 6,416
Daytime Population: Workers 1,585
Daytime Population: Residents 2,831
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,416
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 6,406
Population in Familes 5,416
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 1,683
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $79,655
Average Household Income $93,439
Per Capita Income $37,920


Total Housing Units 2,732 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,248 (82.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 384 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $192,257
Average Home Value $224,488


Total Households 2,631
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,898
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 0.18% 0.25%
Households 0.24% 0.28%
Families 0.35% 0.2%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

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, 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 # 186 90th
Population Density # 790 55th
Diversity Index # 438 75th
Median Household Income # 140 92nd
Per Capita Income # 169 90th

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