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Scalp Level, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Scalp Level had a population of 756 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Scalp Level is located at latitude 40.2496 and longitude -78.8441 in Cambria County. 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. Cambria County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,768 feet.

The Borough of Scalp Level (GNIS ID: 1215033) 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 Scalp Level 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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Scalp Level, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 756
Population in Households 756
Population in Familes 625
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,147
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 326
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 220
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 356 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 252 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $66,327
Average Home Value $87,302


Median Household Income $33,754
Average Household Income $48,250
Per Capita Income $20,806
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.46% -0.59%
Households -0.29% -0.5%
Families -0.14% -0.46%
Median Household Income   -0.04%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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 1,762 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 # 1109 37th
Population Density1 # 1006 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 1297 26th
Median Household Income # 1650 6th
Per Capita Income # 1473 16th

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