Dallastown, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dallastown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Dallastown had a population of 3,989 as of July 1, 2017. Dallastown 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 Dallastown is located at latitude 39.8996 and longitude -76.641 in York County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Dallastown (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 886 feet.

The Borough of Dallastown (GNIS ID: 1215737) 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 Dallastown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 3,989
Daytime Population: Workers 979
Daytime Population: Residents 1,693
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,672
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 3,760
Population in Familes 2,913
Population in Group Qrtrs 229
Population Density2 5,127
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $52,459
Average Household Income $61,566
Per Capita Income $25,769


Total Housing Units 1,741 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 835 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 753 (43.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 153 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $138,274
Average Home Value $149,401


Total Households 1,588
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,014
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 -0.21% -0.01%
Households -0.3% -0.05%
Families -0.43% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Dallastown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dallastown 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 # 344 81st
Population Density # 136 92nd
Diversity Index # 449 75th
Median Household Income # 823 53rd
Per Capita Income # 915 48th

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