Petrolia, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Petrolia, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Petrolia had a population of 201 as of July 1, 2016. Petrolia 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 Petrolia is located at latitude 41.0216 and longitude -79.7168 in Butler County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Petrolia (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Butler County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,175 feet.

The Borough of Petrolia (GNIS ID: 1214999) 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 Petrolia 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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Petrolia, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 201
Population in Households 201
Population in Familes 174
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 507
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 82
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 61
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $98,684
Average Home Value $113,433
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,767
Average Household Income $64,965
Per Capita Income $24,926
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.85% -0.6%
Households -0.57% -0.49%
Families 1.38% -0.33%
Median Household Income   3.74%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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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Petrolia, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Petrolia 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 # 1621 8th
Population Density1 # 1396 21st
Diversity Index2 # 1509 15th
Median Household Income # 538 70th
Per Capita Income # 882 50th

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