Cornwall, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Cornwall, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Cornwall had a population of 4,604 as of July 1, 2018. Cornwall 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 Cornwall is located at latitude 40.2737 and longitude -76.4061 in Lebanon County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Cornwall (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Lebanon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 620 feet.

The Borough of Cornwall (GNIS ID: 1215363) 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.

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


Total Population 4,604
Population in Households 4,496
Population in Familes 3,699
Population in Group Qrtrs 108
Population Density2 475
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $83,790
Average Household Income $103,273
Per Capita Income $45,601


Total Housing Units 2,068 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,520 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 490 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $254,651
Average Home Value $277,451


Total Households 2,010
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,383
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 1.38% 1.23%
Households 1.46% 1.25%
Families 1.28% 1.13%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Cornwall, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cornwall 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 # 294 83rd
Population Density # 1427 19th
Diversity Index # 836 53rd
Median Household Income # 124 93rd
Per Capita Income # 90 95th

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