Rheems, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Rheems, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Rheems Census Designated Place had a population of 1,654 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Rheems is located at latitude 40.1258 and longitude -76.5707 in Lancaster County. The formal boundaries for the Rheems Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lancaster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 433 feet.

The Rheems Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389746) 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 Rheems Census Designated Place is located within Township of West Donegal, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lancaster County.

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Rheems, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,654
Population in Households 1,587
Population in Familes 1,394
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density2 1,403
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $79,858
Average Household Income $97,874
Per Capita Income $34,731


Total Housing Units 598 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 436 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 136 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $196,167
Average Home Value $230,747


Total Households 572
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 440
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.42% 0.53%
Households 0.37% 0.48%
Families 0.28% 0.45%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Rheems, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rheems to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 725 59th
Population Density # 885 50th
Diversity Index # 865 51st
Median Household Income # 152 91st
Per Capita Income # 293 83rd

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