Birdsboro Berks County, Pennsylvania

Birdsboro: Borough in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States

About

Birdsboro is a city located in the county of Berks in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,163 and a population density of 1,457 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,128 inhabitants.

The city was created 282 years ago in 1739.

Birdsboro Quick Facts

Population : 5,128 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Berks County
Postal code : 19508
Phone Area Codes : 610
Area : 3.54 km2
Altitude : 207 feet / 63 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1740 (282 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 23:32:04 (28th May 2022)
Density : 1,448 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.68% (2010-2020)
Birdsboro locator map
Location of Birdsboro on Pennsylvania map.
Birdsboro  Berks County  Pa. 1890. image
Birdsboro Berks County Pa. 1890.
Birdsboro  Berks County  Pa. 1890. image

Geography

Birdsboro is located at 40°15'52"N 75°48'15"W (40.2645400, -75.8040900).

Birdsboro map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Birdsboro decreased by 0.68% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,163 - census
2011 5,127 -0.7% estimation process
2012 5,127 0% estimation process
2013 5,126 -0.02% estimation process
2014 5,119 -0.14% estimation process
2015 5,117 -0.04% estimation process
2016 5,114 -0.06% estimation process
2017 5,127 0.25% estimation process
2018 5,153 0.5% estimation process
2019 5,143 -0.19% estimation process
2020 5,128 -0.29% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 14,091
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 14,234
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -1.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 14,401
April 1, 2010 Population : 14,192
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.0%
People over 65 (%) : 19.0%
Female persons, % : 52.9%
White only, percent : 92.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 1.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 90.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 860
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.0%

Birdsboro zip code is 19508. County name: Berks, County fips: 42011

Birdsboro, Birdsborough, Бирдсборо

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $106,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $974
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $365
2015-2019 median gross rent : $717
2015-2019 Households : 6,057
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.29
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 75.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 16.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 26,052
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 112,284
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 657,896
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 321,113
2012 total retail sales per capita : $22,758
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $42,238
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,498
Percentage of people living in poverty : 19.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,465
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 954
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 244
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 46
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,280
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 97
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,177
2010 population per square mile : 1,624.1
2010 land area in square miles : 8.74

People born in Birdsboro (2)

People born in Birdsboro, including settler Daniel Boone, football player Colin McCarthy, .

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Schools in Birdsboro

College & universities near Birdsboro, PA

Code Name City ZIP
210775 Alvernia University Reading (PA) 19607-1799

Stations (27)

Amtrak & bus stations near Birdsboro, PA

Code Name Address Type
DOW Downingtown West Lancaster Ave. and Stuart Ave. RAIL
COT Coatesville Third Ave. and Fleetwood St. RAIL
EXT Exton 425 Walkertown Road RAIL
PAR Parkesburg W. First and S. Culvert Streets RAIL
PAO Paoli 13 Lancaster Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Birdsboro

Post Office Name City ZIP
Birdsbor Post Office Birdsboro (PA) 19508

Other cities in Berks County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Berks County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Reading 88,217 County seat of Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Muhlenberg 20,331 Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania
Bloomsburg 13,749 Town in Columbia County, Pennsylvania
Wyomissing 10,605 City in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Maxatawny 7,202 Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania
Longswamp 5,777 Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania
Shillington 5,300 Village and civil parish in Bedfordshire, UK
Colebrookdale 5,136 Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania
Kutztown 5,070 City in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Whitfield 4,733 Town in Pennsylvania, USA
Hamburg 4,445 Borough in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
West Reading 4,294 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
Lorane 4,236 Census designated place
Reiffton 4,178 Census designated place
Sinking Spring 4,095 Borough in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Fleetwood 4,095 Borough of Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Birdsboro distances to largest Pennsylvania cities