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Freedom, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Freedom is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Beaver County at latitude 40.6851 and longitude -80.2536. Beaver County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 774 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Freedom, but most people and references simply refer to it as Freedom, Pennsylvania.

The P1 Census Class Code for Freedom indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Freedom (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,514
Population in Households 1,511
Population in Familes 1,216
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 2,508
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 609
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 400
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 712 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 382 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 227 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $81,579
Average Home Value $90,576


Median Household Income $36,198
Average Household Income $45,002
Per Capita Income $18,113
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.84% -0.53%
Households -0.61% -0.43%
Families -0.81% -0.56%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   3.64%
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.


Freedom, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Freedom 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 # 768 57th
Population Density1 # 539 70th
Diversity Index2 # 503 71st
Median Household Income # 1547 12th
Per Capita Income # 1613 9th

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