Emporium, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Emporium, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Emporium had a population of 1,902 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Emporium is located at latitude 41.5104 and longitude -78.2341 in Cameron County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Emporium (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Cameron County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,024 feet.

The Borough of Emporium (GNIS ID: 1215041) 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 Emporium population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Emporium: Shippen.

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Emporium, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,902
Population in Households 1,829
Population in Familes 1,290
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density1 2,680
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 891
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 456
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,140 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 452 (39.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 439 (38.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 249 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $70,392
Average Home Value $78,982


Median Household Income $35,481
Average Household Income $46,553
Per Capita Income $22,273
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.37% -1.18%
Households -1.12% -1.03%
Families -1.4% -1.21%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
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.

Emporium, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Emporium 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 # 663 62nd
Population Density1 # 506 71st
Diversity Index2 # 1177 33rd
Median Household Income # 1591 10th
Per Capita Income # 1294 27th

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