Emporium, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Emporium, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Emporium had a population of 2,004 as of July 1, 2015.

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, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Emporium: Shippen.

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Emporium, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,004
Population in Households 1,931
Population in Familes 1,366
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density1 2,823
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 932
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 479
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,140 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 480 (42.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 452 (39.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 208 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $69,716
Average Home Value $71,667


Median Household Income $32,474
Average Household Income $41,338
Per Capita Income $19,306
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.64% -0.75%
Households -0.48% -0.65%
Families -0.74% -0.81%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 641 64th
Population Density1 # 469 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 1179 33rd
Median Household Income # 1654 6th
Per Capita Income # 1552 12th

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