Southmont, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Southmont, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Southmont had a population of 2,159 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Southmont is located at latitude 40.3108 and longitude -78.9327 in Cambria County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Southmont (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cambria County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,594 feet.

The Borough of Southmont (GNIS ID: 1215035) 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 Southmont 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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Southmont, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,159
Daytime Population: Workers 481
Daytime Population: Residents 1,114
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,595
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 2,125
Population in Familes 1,723
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density2 2,057
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $52,955
Average Household Income $71,888
Per Capita Income $31,478


Total Housing Units 1,061 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 698 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 237 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $115,890
Average Home Value $134,205


Total Households 935
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 610
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.77% -0.95%
Households -0.7% -0.91%
Families -0.81% -0.97%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   3.09%

Southmont, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Southmont 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 # 603 66th
Population Density # 670 62nd
Diversity Index # 772 56th
Median Household Income # 798 55th
Per Capita Income # 418 76th

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