Northwood, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Northwood, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Northwood Census Designated Place had a population of 306 as of July 1, 2016. Northwood ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Northwood is located at latitude 40.6864 and longitude -78.2271 in Blair County. The formal boundaries for the Northwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Blair County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,001 feet.

The Northwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2634249) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Northwood Census Designated Place is located within Township of Snyder, a minor civil division (MCD) of Blair County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Northwood 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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Northwood, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 306
Population in Households 306
Population in Familes 266
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 579
Diversity Index2 6
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 128
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 96
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 130 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 100 (76.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 1.5%)
Median Home Value $122,727
Average Home Value $236,735
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,866
Average Household Income $61,627
Per Capita Income $22,407
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.13%
Households 0.64% 0.16%
Families 1.4% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.

Northwood, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northwood 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 # 1511 14th
Population Density1 # 1344 24th
Diversity Index2 # 1412 20th
Median Household Income # 1003 43rd
Per Capita Income # 1270 28th

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