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Royalton, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Royalton had a population of 869 as of July 1, 2017. Royalton 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 Royalton is located at latitude 40.1858 and longitude -76.7239 in Dauphin County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Royalton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Dauphin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 295 feet.

The Borough of Royalton (GNIS ID: 1215170) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Royalton 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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Royalton, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 869
Daytime Population: Workers 53
Daytime Population: Residents 399
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 452
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.52
Population in Households 869
Population in Familes 698
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,869
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $46,822
Average Household Income $56,983
Per Capita Income $24,243


Total Housing Units 432 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 262 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $121,181
Average Home Value $135,361


Total Households 376
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 251
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 -0.59% -0.18%
Households -0.5% -0.21%
Families -0.16% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   3.12%

Royalton, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Royalton 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 # 1046 41st
Population Density # 466 74th
Diversity Index # 377 79th
Median Household Income # 1118 37th
Per Capita Income # 1139 35th

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