Loretto, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Loretto, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Loretto had a population of 1,097 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Loretto is located at latitude 40.5086 and longitude -78.6349 in Cambria County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Loretto (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cambria County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,942 feet.

The Borough of Loretto (GNIS ID: 1215028) 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 Loretto population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Loretto, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,097
Daytime Population: Workers 599
Daytime Population: Residents 794
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,393
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.27
Population in Households 571
Population in Familes 413
Population in Group Qrtrs 526
Population Density2 1,146
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $49,502
Average Household Income $57,340
Per Capita Income $16,879


Total Housing Units 173 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 100 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $145,536
Average Home Value $158,838


Total Households 153
Average Household Size 3.73
Family Households 92
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -2.34% -0.39%
Households -0.27% -0.66%
Families 6.07% -0.89%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   1.76%

Loretto, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Loretto to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 929 47th
Population Density # 999 43rd
Diversity Index # 629 64th
Median Household Income # 1003 43rd
Per Capita Income # 1740 1st

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