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Greencastle, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Greencastle had a population of 4,052 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Greencastle is located at latitude 39.7904 and longitude -77.7278 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Greencastle encompass a land area of 1.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 584 feet.

The Borough of Greencastle (GNIS ID: 1215244) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Greencastle: Green Castle.

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Greencastle, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Greencastle, PA Housing Affordability Index is 130
State of Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Greencastle, PA Wealth Index is 89
State of Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 4,052
Population in Households 4,052
Population in Familes 3,175
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 2,552
Diversity Index1 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,990
Average Household Income $82,599
Per Capita Income $35,572
Wealth Index3 89

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,907 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 840 (44.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 905 (47.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 162 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $210,142
Housing Affordability Index2 130
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,745
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,084
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.15% 0.26%
Households 0.05% 0.17%
Families -0.15% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   3.3%

Greencastle, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greencastle to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 339 81st
Population Density # 527 70th
Diversity Index # 657 63rd
Median Household Income # 605 66th
Per Capita Income # 319 82nd

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