Wescosville, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wescosville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Wescosville Census Designated Place had a population of 5,983 as of July 1, 2017. Wescosville 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 Wescosville is located at latitude 40.5614 and longitude -75.55 in Lehigh County. The formal boundaries for the Wescosville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lehigh County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 410 feet.

The Wescosville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628812) 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 Wescosville Census Designated Place is located within Township of Lower Macungie, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lehigh County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wescosville 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 Wescosville: Wescoesville, Wescoeville, Westcosville.

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


Total Population 5,983
Daytime Population: Workers 2,181
Daytime Population: Residents 2,936
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,117
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 5,973
Population in Familes 5,314
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 2,201
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $94,812
Average Household Income $126,741
Per Capita Income $46,029


Total Housing Units 2,245 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,856 (82.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 335 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $310,029
Average Home Value $306,398


Total Households 2,191
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 1,703
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 0.26% 0.37%
Households 0.16% 0.27%
Families 0.31% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Wescosville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wescosville 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 # 201 89th
Population Density # 636 64th
Diversity Index # 156 91st
Median Household Income # 57 97th
Per Capita Income # 69 96th

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