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Southmont, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Southmont is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Borough of Southmont.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Cambria County at latitude 40.3106 and longitude -78.9386. Cambria County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,594 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Southmont (see map) encompass a land area of 1.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Southmont, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Southmont 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 # 597 66th
Population Density1 # 667 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 706 60th
Median Household Income # 852 52nd
Per Capita Income # 338 81st

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,189
Population in Households 2,146
Population in Familes 1,747
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 2,085
Diversity Index2 14
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 947
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 619
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,067 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 705 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 242 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $95,872
Average Home Value $121,702
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,687
Average Household Income $69,228
Per Capita Income $30,059
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.99% -0.65%
Households -0.9% -0.66%
Families -1.04% -0.75%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   3.16%
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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