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Pennsburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Pennsburg had a population of 3,891 as of July 1, 2018. Pennsburg 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 Pennsburg is located at latitude 40.3909 and longitude -75.4921 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Pennsburg encompass a land area of 0.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 381 feet.

The Borough of Pennsburg (GNIS ID: 1215477) 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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Pennsburg, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,891
Population in Households 3,512
Population in Familes 2,913
Population in Group Qrtrs 379
Population Density2 4,859
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $61,983
Average Household Income $76,121
Per Capita Income $27,139


Total Housing Units 1,333 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 831 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 447 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $214,632
Average Home Value $225,301


Total Households 1,278
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 905
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 0.15% 0.17%
Households -0.08% 0.0%
Families -0.2% -0.09%
Median Household Income   3.16%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Pennsburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pennsburg 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 # 357 80th
Population Density # 154 91st
Diversity Index # 314 82nd
Median Household Income # 428 76th
Per Capita Income # 834 53rd

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