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Laureldale, Pennsylvania
Rosedale United Church (1928)
Rosedale United Church (1928)
Location of Laureldale in Berks County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Laureldale in Berks County, Pennsylvania.
Laureldale, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Laureldale, Pennsylvania
Laureldale, Pennsylvania
Location in Pennsylvania
Laureldale, Pennsylvania is located in the United States
Laureldale, Pennsylvania
Laureldale, Pennsylvania
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Berks
Area
 • Total 0.81 sq mi (2.10 km2)
 • Land 0.81 sq mi (2.10 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
400 ft (100 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 3,911
 • Estimate 
(2019)
3,909
 • Density 4,825.93/sq mi (1,864.29/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
19605
Area codes 610 and 484
FIPS code 42-41768

Laureldale is a borough in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,911 at the 2010 census.

Laureldale
Laureldale Borough Hall

Geography

Laureldale is at 40°23′21″N 75°54′51″W / 40.38917°N 75.91417°W / 40.38917; -75.91417 (40.389293, -75.914150).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Laureldale Welcome Sign, BerksCo PA
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Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 3,397
1950 3,585 5.5%
1960 4,051 13.0%
1970 4,519 11.6%
1980 4,047 −10.4%
1990 3,726 −7.9%
2000 3,759 0.9%
2010 3,911 4.0%
2019 (est.) 3,909 −0.1%
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At the 2010 census there were 3,911 people living in the borough. The racial makeup of the borough was 86.8% White, 2.5% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.9% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 6.8% from other races, and 2.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 16.1%.

At the 2000 census there were 3,759 people, 1,636 households, and 1,073 families living in the borough. The population density was 4,618.7 people per square mile (1,791.8/km²). There were 1,685 housing units at an average density of 2,070.4 per square mile (803.2/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 95.90% White, 0.74% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 2.02% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.43%.

There were 1,636 households, 24.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.4% were non-families. 29.2% of households were made up of individuals, and 16.2% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.80.

The age distribution was 20.2% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 22.4% 65 or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 89.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.6 males.

The median household income was $42,951 and the median family income was $48,846. Males had a median income of $37,650 versus $24,924 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $20,522. About 0.9% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.8% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.

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