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Etna, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Etna had a population of 3,397 as of July 1, 2016. Etna ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Etna is located at latitude 40.4952 and longitude -79.9496 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Etna (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 741 feet.

The Borough of Etna (GNIS ID: 1214795) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Etna population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Etna: Stewartstown.

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Etna, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,397
Population in Households 3,393
Population in Familes 2,417
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 4,651
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 1,601
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 849
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,858 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 841 (45.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 760 (40.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 257 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $79,158
Average Home Value $87,931


Median Household Income $36,169
Average Household Income $49,974
Per Capita Income $23,579
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.25% -0.09%
Households -0.06% 0.02%
Families -0.3% -0.12%
Median Household Income   -1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.1%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Etna, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Etna to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 399 77th
Population Density1 # 173 90th
Diversity Index2 # 731 59th
Median Household Income # 1563 11th
Per Capita Income # 1088 38th

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