Macungie, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Macungie, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Macungie had a population of 3,184 as of July 1, 2017. Macungie 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 Macungie is located at latitude 40.5159 and longitude -75.554 in Lehigh County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Macungie (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lehigh County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 387 feet.

The Borough of Macungie (GNIS ID: 1215378) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Macungie 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 Macungie: Kunshi, Kunski, Maccongy, Machk-unschi, Machts, Machts Kunski, Macongy, Macungy, Macunjy, Maguntsche, Mauck-Kuntshy, Millers Town, Millerstown, Millersville.

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


Total Population 3,184
Daytime Population: Workers 1,081
Daytime Population: Residents 1,402
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,483
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 3,184
Population in Familes 2,360
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,219
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $60,130
Average Household Income $76,956
Per Capita Income $34,611


Total Housing Units 1,535 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 792 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 640 (41.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $189,373
Average Home Value $205,966


Total Households 1,432
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 848
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 0.49% 0.58%
Households 0.38% 0.46%
Families 0.21% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Macungie, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Macungie 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 # 430 76th
Population Density # 379 79th
Diversity Index # 270 85th
Median Household Income # 446 75th
Per Capita Income # 253 86th

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