Driftwood, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Driftwood, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Driftwood had a population of 64 as of July 1, 2016. Driftwood ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Driftwood is located at latitude 41.3433 and longitude -78.1253 in Cameron County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Driftwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Cameron County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 846 feet.

The Borough of Driftwood (GNIS ID: 1215040) 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 Driftwood 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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Driftwood, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 64
Population in Households 64
Population in Familes 50
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 26
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 34
Average Household Size 1.88
Family Households 22
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 93 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (31.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 ( 5.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (63.4%)
Median Home Value $77,500
Average Home Value $90,517


Median Household Income $39,963
Average Household Income $56,215
Per Capita Income $27,392
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.73% -0.96%
Households -0.46% -0.6%
Families 2.37% -0.93%
Median Household Income   3.56%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
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.

Driftwood, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Driftwood 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 # 1748 1st
Population Density1 # 1753 1st
Diversity Index2 # 1350 23rd
Median Household Income # 1366 23rd
Per Capita Income # 607 66th

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