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Paxtonia, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Paxtonia Census Designated Place had a population of 5,540 as of July 1, 2017. Paxtonia 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 Paxtonia is located at latitude 40.3166 and longitude -76.7885 in Dauphin County. The formal boundaries for the Paxtonia Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dauphin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 522 feet.

The Paxtonia Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389649) 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 Paxtonia 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 Paxtonia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 5,540
Daytime Population: Workers 3,725
Daytime Population: Residents 2,278
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,003
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 5,529
Population in Familes 4,577
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 2,395
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $78,886
Average Household Income $93,648
Per Capita Income $37,797


Total Housing Units 2,363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,762 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 493 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 108 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $175,900
Average Home Value $193,214


Total Households 2,255
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,551
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 0.32% 0.37%
Households 0.35% 0.4%
Families 0.42% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Paxtonia, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paxtonia 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 # 229 87th
Population Density # 564 68th
Diversity Index # 256 86th
Median Household Income # 146 92nd
Per Capita Income # 171 90th

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