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Monaca, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Monaca had a population of 5,624 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Monaca is located at latitude 40.6834 and longitude -80.2734 in Beaver County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Monaca (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.35 sq. miles. Beaver County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 741 feet.

The Borough of Monaca (GNIS ID: 1214884) 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 Monaca population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 5,624
Population in Households 5,622
Population in Familes 4,280
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 2,775
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 2,596
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 1,519
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,863 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,533 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,063 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 267 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $98,308
Average Home Value $119,341


Median Household Income $42,085
Average Household Income $52,822
Per Capita Income $24,390
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.32% -0.26%
Households -0.04% -0.09%
Families -0.28% -0.24%
Median Household Income   0.01%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.

Monaca, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monaca 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 # 224 87th
Population Density1 # 487 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 781 55th
Median Household Income # 1248 29th
Per Capita Income # 953 46th

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