Houserville, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Houserville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Houserville Census Designated Place had a population of 1,847 as of July 1, 2016. Houserville ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Houserville is located at latitude 40.8266 and longitude -77.8227 in Centre County. The formal boundaries for the Houserville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Centre County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 978 feet.

The Houserville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389956) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Houserville Census Designated Place is located within Township of College, a minor civil division (MCD) of Centre County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Houserville 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 Houserville: Houser Mills, Plum Grove Ville.

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


Total Population 1,847
Population in Households 1,681
Population in Familes 1,358
Population in Group Qrtrs 166
Population Density1 1,687
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 743
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 497
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 790 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 605 (76.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $188,068
Average Home Value $270,157


Median Household Income $78,765
Average Household Income $93,722
Per Capita Income $36,768
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 1.3%
Households 0.2% 1.29%
Families -0.35% 1.18%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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.

Houserville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Houserville 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 # 676 62nd
Population Density1 # 796 55th
Diversity Index2 # 348 80th
Median Household Income # 112 94th
Per Capita Income # 152 91st

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