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Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Roaring Spring is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Borough of Roaring Spring.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Blair County at latitude 40.3359 and longitude -78.3908. Blair County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,309 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Roaring Spring (see map) encompass a land area of 0.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Roaring Spring, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roaring Spring 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 # 534 70th
Population Density1 # 390 78th
Diversity Index2 # 1360 24th
Median Household Income # 994 44th
Per Capita Income # 1110 37th

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


Total Population 2,547
Population in Households 2,544
Population in Familes 2,046
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 3,164
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 1,090
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 703
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 697 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 393 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $115,050
Average Home Value $129,986


Median Household Income $46,321
Average Household Income $53,004
Per Capita Income $22,690
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.35% -0.22%
Households -0.19% -0.18%
Families -0.4% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
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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