Chicora, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chicora, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Chicora had a population of 1,056 as of July 1, 2016. Chicora ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Chicora is located at latitude 40.9525 and longitude -79.7391 in Butler County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Chicora (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Butler County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,207 feet.

The Borough of Chicora (GNIS ID: 1214988) 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 Chicora population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chicora: Millerstown.

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


Total Population 1,056
Population in Households 1,056
Population in Familes 851
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,989
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 453
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 293
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 499 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 293 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 160 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $115,476
Average Home Value $132,594


Median Household Income $47,259
Average Household Income $58,279
Per Capita Income $25,000
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.3%
Households 0.47% 0.48%
Families 0.33% 0.41%
Median Household Income   -1.6%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
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.

Chicora, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chicora 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 # 952 46th
Population Density1 # 692 61st
Diversity Index2 # 1602 9th
Median Household Income # 985 44th
Per Capita Income # 870 51st

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