Elderton, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Elderton, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Elderton had a population of 374 as of July 1, 2016. Elderton ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Elderton is located at latitude 40.6945 and longitude -79.3421 in Armstrong County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Elderton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Armstrong County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,266 feet.

The Borough of Elderton (GNIS ID: 1214848) 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 Elderton 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 Elderton: Middleton.

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


Total Population 374
Population in Households 373
Population in Familes 313
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 1,157
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 164
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 117
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 129 (78.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $114,130
Average Home Value $124,806


Median Household Income $42,714
Average Household Income $63,088
Per Capita Income $27,018
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 0.58%
Households 0.8% 0.6%
Families 2.06% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
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.

Elderton, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elderton 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 # 1445 18th
Population Density1 # 1000 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 1475 17th
Median Household Income # 1220 31st
Per Capita Income # 640 64th

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