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Chicora, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Butler County at latitude 40.9481 and longitude -79.7428. Butler County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,207 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Chicora (see map) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chicora: Millerstown.

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Chicora, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chicora 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 # 977 45th
Population Density1 # 719 59th
Diversity Index2 # 1608 9th
Median Household Income # 794 55th
Per Capita Income # 936 47th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,018
Population in Households 1,018
Population in Familes 822
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,917
Diversity Index2 3
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 435
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 281
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 483 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 283 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 152 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $150,581
Average Home Value $191,873
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,643
Average Household Income $55,722
Per Capita Income $23,811
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.57% -0.36%
Households -0.27% -0.23%
Families -0.5% -0.36%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.81%
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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