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Egypt, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Egypt Census Designated Place had a population of 2,503 as of July 1, 2017. Egypt ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Egypt is located at latitude 40.6853 and longitude -75.533 in Lehigh County. The formal boundaries for the Egypt Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lehigh County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 417 feet.

The Egypt Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628806) 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 Egypt Census Designated Place is located within Township of Whitehall, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lehigh County.

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


Total Population 2,503
Daytime Population: Workers 190
Daytime Population: Residents 971
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,161
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.46
Population in Households 2,503
Population in Familes 2,202
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,727
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $79,675
Average Household Income $94,749
Per Capita Income $35,016


Total Housing Units 967 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 791 (81.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 138 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $241,096
Average Home Value $258,544


Total Households 929
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 722
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 0.63% 0.65%
Households 0.53% 0.6%
Families 0.47% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Egypt, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Egypt 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 # 542 69th
Population Density # 772 56th
Diversity Index # 331 81st
Median Household Income # 138 92nd
Per Capita Income # 236 87th

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