Also See: Orwigsburg, PA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Borough of Orwigsburg had a population of 2,878 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Orwigsburg is located at latitude 40.6548 and longitude -76.1008 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Orwigsburg encompass a land area of 2.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 627 feet.
The Borough of Orwigsburg (GNIS ID: 1215561) 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.
|Total Population||2,878 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,584 (89.8%)|
|Population in Families||2,044 (71.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||294 (10.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$61,220|
|Average Household Income||$91,844|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$36,395|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,238 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||783 (63.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||354 (28.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||101 ( 8.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$164,229|
|Average Home Value||$225,096|
|Housing Affordability Index3||180|
|Average Household Size||2.27|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.29%|
|Per Capita Income||1.34%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.83%|
The table below compares Orwigsburg to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 472||73rd|
|Population Density||# 911||48th|
|Median Household Income||# 593||66th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 583||33rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 320||82nd|
|Diversity Index||# 748||58th|
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