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Wyomissing Hills
former Borough
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Berks
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (2 km2)
 • Land 0.7 sq mi (2 km2)
 • Total 2,568
 • Density 3,670/sq mi (1,420/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)

Wyomissing Hills was a borough in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States that merged into Wyomissing in January, 2002. The population was 2,568 at the 2000 census.


Wyomissing Hills was located at 40º20'5" North, 75º58'54" West (40.334842, -75.981663).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough had a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), all land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 2,150
1990 2,469 14.8%
2000 2,568 4.0%

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,568 people, 986 households, and 771 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,606.6 people per square mile (1,396.5/km²). There were 1,011 housing units at an average density of 1,419.9 per square mile (549.8/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 93.42% White, 0.86% African American, 0.16% Native American, 3.66% Asian, 0.97% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.02% of the population.

There were 986 households, out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.1% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.8% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.4% had someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 22.7% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 20.6% from 25 to 44, 31.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.7 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $61,364, and the median income for a family was $71,193. Males had a median income of $63,214 versus $26,875 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $34,024. About 1.8% of families and 2.5% of the population overall were below the poverty line, including 4.7% of those under age 18 and 0.8% of those age 65 or over.

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