Also See: Lykens, PA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Borough of Lykens had a population of 1,877 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Lykens is located at latitude 40.5668 and longitude -76.7005 in Dauphin County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Lykens encompass a land area of 1.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dauphin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 696 feet.
The Borough of Lykens (GNIS ID: 2086583) 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.
|Total Population||1,877 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,877 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||1,466 (78.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$41,323|
|Average Household Income||$53,429|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||9%|
|Per Capita Income||$23,435|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||986 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||565 (57.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||264 (26.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||157 (15.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$84,229|
|Average Home Value||$114,007|
|Housing Affordability Index3||255|
|Average Household Size||2.26|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.21%|
|Per Capita Income||2.55%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.59%|
The table below compares Lykens to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 673||62nd|
|Population Density||# 835||53rd|
|Median Household Income||# 1528||13th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 1381||78th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1497||15th|
|Diversity Index||# 633||64th|
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