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Churchtown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Churchtown Census Designated Place had a population of 486 as of July 1, 2019. Churchtown ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Churchtown is located at latitude 40.1332 and longitude -75.9647 in Lancaster County. The formal boundaries for the Churchtown Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lancaster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 564 feet.

The Churchtown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584445) 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 Churchtown Census Designated Place is located within Township of Caernarvon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lancaster County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Churchtown, PA Housing Affordability Index is 171
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

Churchtown, PA Wealth Index is 145
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 486 (100%)
Population in Households 477 (98.1%)
Population in Families 427 (87.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 9 ( 1.9%)
Population Density 258
Diversity Index2 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $77,917
Average Household Income $109,220
Per Capita Income $33,880
Wealth Index4 145

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 160 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 112 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $253,571
Housing Affordability Index3 171
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 152
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 122
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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 0.36% 0.37%
Households 0.29% 0.39%
Families -0.35% 0.33%
Median Household Income   4.94%
Per Capita Income   3.93%

Churchtown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Churchtown 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 # 1332 24th
Population Density # 1631 7th
Diversity Index # 1106 37th
Median Household Income # 216 88th
Per Capita Income # 389 78th

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