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Trainer, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Trainer had a population of 1,870 as of July 1, 2020. Trainer 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 Trainer is located at latitude 39.8276 and longitude -75.4144 in Delaware County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Trainer encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles. Delaware County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Borough of Trainer (GNIS ID: 1215198) 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.


Trainer, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 1,870 (100%)
Population in Households 1,870 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,575 (84.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,770
Diversity Index2 57


Median Household Income $49,495
Average Household Income $58,013
% of Income for Mortgage4 10%
Per Capita Income $19,389
Wealth Index5 47


Total HU (Housing Units) 667 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 419 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 206 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $114,079
Average Home Value $137,828
Housing Affordability Index3 166


Total Households 625
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 461
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.22% 0.06%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -0.11% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.05%


Trainer, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trainer 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 675 62nd
Population Density # 755 57th
Median Household Income # 1245 29th
Housing Affordability Index # 431 24th
Per Capita Income # 1700 4th
Diversity Index # 98 94th

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