Kittanning, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kittanning, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Kittanning had a population of 3,963 as of July 1, 2017. Kittanning 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 Kittanning is located at latitude 40.8287 and longitude -79.5187 in Armstrong County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Kittanning (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Armstrong County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 787 feet.

The Borough of Kittanning (GNIS ID: 1214852) 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 Kittanning population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kittanning: Cantanyans, Cattanyan.

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Kittanning, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,963
Daytime Population: Workers 3,348
Daytime Population: Residents 2,432
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,780
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.46
Population in Households 3,846
Population in Familes 2,550
Population in Group Qrtrs 117
Population Density2 3,978
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $32,056
Average Household Income $45,868
Per Capita Income $21,475


Total Housing Units 2,108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 676 (32.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,144 (54.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 288 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $72,925
Average Home Value $84,615


Total Households 1,820
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 868
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.28% -0.5%
Households -0.27% -0.48%
Families -0.48% -0.61%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Kittanning, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kittanning to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 346 80th
Population Density # 261 85th
Diversity Index # 1036 41st
Median Household Income # 1708 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1494 15th

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