Armstrong County PA Information


Armstrong County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 68,200
Population in Households 67,550
Population in Familes 54,643
Population in Group Qrtrs 650
Population Density1 104
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 28,576
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 19,055
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 32,490 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21,057 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,519 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,914 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $98,311
Average Home Value $132,647


Median Household Income $45,763
Average Household Income $57,583
Per Capita Income $24,323
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% -0.2%
Households -0.08% -0.14%
Families -0.2% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.


Armstrong County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Armstrong County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents 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 # 38 45th
Population Density1 # 41 40th
Diversity Index2 # 64 6th
Median Household Income # 40 42nd
Per Capita Income # 40 42nd

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