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Churchtown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Churchtown Census Designated Place had a population of 484 as of July 1, 2017. 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 40.1393 and longitude -75.9532 in Lancaster County. The formal boundaries for the Churchtown Census Designated Place (see map below) 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.

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


Total Population 484
Daytime Population: Workers 110
Daytime Population: Residents 244
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 354
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 476
Population in Familes 427
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 257
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $61,122
Average Household Income $86,606
Per Capita Income $27,496


Total Housing Units 159 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 115 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $272,222
Average Home Value $323,465


Total Households 152
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 122
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.41% 0.53%
Households 0.37% 0.39%
Families -0.44% 0.49%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   3.51%

Churchtown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Churchtown 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 # 1335 24th
Population Density # 1632 7th
Diversity Index # 1131 36th
Median Household Income # 410 77th
Per Capita Income # 728 59th

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