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Imperial, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Imperial is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Imperial Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Allegheny County at latitude 40.4495 and longitude -80.2445. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 971 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Imperial Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Imperial: Montour City.

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Imperial, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Imperial to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 527 70th
Population Density1 # 1169 34th
Diversity Index2 # 811 54th
Median Household Income # 550 69th
Per Capita Income # 379 79th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.


Imperial, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,568
Population in Households 2,568
Population in Familes 2,102
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 820
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 1,123
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 737
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,194 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 834 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 289 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $192,227
Average Home Value $219,072


Median Household Income $54,714
Average Household Income $71,263
Per Capita Income $29,393
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.25% 0.44%
Households 0.51% 0.67%
Families 2.63% 0.54%
Median Household Income   4.58%
Per Capita Income   2.89%
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.

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