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Linwood, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Linwood Census Designated Place had a population of 3,291 as of July 1, 2018. Linwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Linwood is located at latitude 39.8265 and longitude -75.4255 in Delaware County. The formal boundaries for the Linwood Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Delaware County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.

The Linwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390078) 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 Linwood Census Designated Place is located within Township of Lower Chichester, a minor civil division (MCD) of Delaware County.

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


Total Population 3,291
Population in Households 3,288
Population in Familes 2,640
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 6,430
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $54,191
Average Household Income $62,234
Per Capita Income $22,198


Total Housing Units 1,264 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 743 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 430 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 90 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $122,035
Average Home Value $134,926


Total Households 1,174
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 826
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 0.04% 0.05%
Households -0.05% -0.03%
Families -0.19% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Linwood, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Linwood 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 # 414 77th
Population Density # 75 96th
Diversity Index # 211 88th
Median Household Income # 776 56th
Per Capita Income # 1476 16th

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