Manchester, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Manchester, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Manchester had a population of 2,927 as of July 1, 2018. Manchester 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 Manchester is located at latitude 40.0632 and longitude -76.7183 in York County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Manchester encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 502 feet.

The Borough of Manchester (GNIS ID: 1215753) 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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Manchester, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,927
Population in Households 2,927
Population in Familes 2,342
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,727
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $58,174
Average Household Income $69,204
Per Capita Income $28,043


Total Housing Units 1,308 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 827 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 415 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $165,427
Average Home Value $167,624


Total Households 1,242
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 857
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 0.7% 0.68%
Households 0.67% 0.59%
Families 1.27% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Manchester, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manchester 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 # 464 74th
Population Density # 290 84th
Diversity Index # 388 78th
Median Household Income # 571 68th
Per Capita Income # 742 58th

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