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Ford City, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Ford City is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Borough of Ford City.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Armstrong County at latitude 40.7723 and longitude -79.5298. Armstrong County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 791 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Ford City (see map) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles.

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Ford City, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ford City 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 # 456 74th
Population Density1 # 174 90th
Diversity Index2 # 802 55th
Median Household Income # 1649 7th
Per Capita Income # 1496 15th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,980
Population in Households 2,980
Population in Familes 2,167
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4,623
Diversity Index2 12
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,413
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 778
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,644 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 794 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 619 (37.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 231 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $76,439
Average Home Value $86,461
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,187
Average Household Income $41,249
Per Capita Income $19,559
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.09% -0.2%
Households 0.12% -0.1%
Families -0.12% -0.26%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   4.0%
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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