Fullerton, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fullerton, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Fullerton Census Designated Place had a population of 15,216 as of July 1, 2017. Fullerton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Fullerton is located at latitude 40.631 and longitude -75.4799 in Lehigh County. The formal boundaries for the Fullerton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Lehigh County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 374 feet.

The Fullerton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389821) 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 Fullerton Census Designated Place is located within Township of Whitehall, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lehigh County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fullerton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fullerton: Ferndale.

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Fullerton, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,216
Daytime Population: Workers 8,388
Daytime Population: Residents 7,595
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,983
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 15,185
Population in Familes 11,590
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density2 4,143
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $54,988
Average Household Income $67,633
Per Capita Income $28,734


Total Housing Units 6,781 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,233 (47.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,217 (47.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 331 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $191,139
Average Home Value $212,036


Total Households 6,450
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 3,853
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 0.28% 0.38%
Households 0.15% 0.27%
Families -0.07% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Fullerton, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fullerton 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 # 45 98th
Population Density # 235 87th
Diversity Index # 36 98th
Median Household Income # 675 62nd
Per Capita Income # 616 65th

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