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Scalp Level, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Scalp Level is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Cambria County at latitude 40.2496 and longitude -78.8441. Cambria County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,768 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Scalp Level, but most people and references simply refer to it as Scalp Level, Pennsylvania.

The P1 Census Class Code for Scalp Level indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Scalp Level (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 768
Population in Households 768
Population in Familes 637
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,166
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 331
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 224
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 356 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 257 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $41,993
Average Home Value $57,879


Median Household Income $37,159
Average Household Income $53,062
Per Capita Income $22,869
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.3% -0.42%
Households -0.07% -0.37%
Families 0.21% -0.27%
Median Household Income   3.28%
Per Capita Income   4.13%
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.


Scalp Level, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scalp Level 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 # 1099 38th
Population Density1 # 999 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 1252 29th
Median Household Income # 1503 15th
Per Capita Income # 1070 39th

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