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Lampeter, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Lampeter Census Designated Place had a population of 1,794 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lampeter is located at latitude 39.9936 and longitude -76.2453 in Lancaster County. The formal boundaries for the Lampeter Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lancaster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 407 feet.

The Lampeter Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584476) 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 Lampeter Census Designated Place is located within Township of West Lampeter, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lancaster County.

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


Total Population 1,794
Daytime Population: Workers 740
Daytime Population: Residents 961
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,701
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 1,793
Population in Familes 1,628
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,045
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $86,525
Average Household Income $111,352
Per Capita Income $36,257


Total Housing Units 655 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 479 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 159 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $291,260
Average Home Value $311,221


Total Households 638
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 521
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.0% 0.85%
Households 0.92% 0.83%
Families 2.26% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Lampeter, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lampeter 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 # 697 60th
Population Density # 1050 40th
Diversity Index # 528 70th
Median Household Income # 80 96th
Per Capita Income # 193 89th

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