Whitfield, Pennsylvania

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Whitfield, Pennsylvania
Whitfield is located in Pennsylvania
Location in Pennsylvania and the United States
Whitfield is located in the United States
Whitfield (the United States)
Coordinates: 40°20′04″N 76°00′27″W / 40.33444°N 76.00750°W / 40.33444; -76.00750Coordinates: 40°20′04″N 76°00′27″W / 40.33444°N 76.00750°W / 40.33444; -76.00750
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.7 sq mi (2 km2)
 • Land0.7 sq mi (2 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
341 ft (104 m)
 • Total4,733
 • Density6,800/sq mi (2,600/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)610

Whitfield is a census-designated place (CDP) in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 4,733 at the 2010 census.


Whitfield is located at 40°20′4″N 76°0′27″W / 40.33444°N 76.00750°W / 40.33444; -76.00750 (40.334392, -76.007393).[1]

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


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,952 people, 1,095 households, and 901 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 4,395.1 people per square mile (1,701.2/km²). There were 1,102 housing units at an average density of 1,640.7/sq mi (635.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.31% White, 0.51% African American, 2.03% Asian, 0.71% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.83% of the population.

There were 1,095 households, out of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.1% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.7% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 24.9% under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 23.7% from 25 to 44, 28.0% from 45 to 64, and 19.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $66,515, and the median income for a family was $72,762. Males had a median income of $51,927 versus $39,028 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $28,666. About 0.9% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.9% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.