Orviston, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Orviston, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Orviston Census Designated Place had a population of 96 as of July 1, 2016. Orviston ranks in the lower 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 Orviston is located at latitude 41.1073 and longitude -77.7534 in Centre County. The formal boundaries for the Orviston Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Centre County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 843 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Orviston Census Designated Place are located in Centre County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Clinton County.

The Orviston Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584495) 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 Orviston Census Designated Place is located within Township of Curtin, a minor civil division (MCD) of Centre County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Orviston 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 Orviston: Hayes Run.

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


Total Population 96
Population in Households 96
Population in Familes 81
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 896
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 39
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 29
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 82 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33 (40.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 ( 8.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (52.4%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $146,212


Median Household Income $44,595
Average Household Income $55,259
Per Capita Income $21,867
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.51%
Families 1.15% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.

Orviston, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orviston 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 # 1729 2nd
Population Density1 # 1127 36th
Diversity Index2 # 1359 22nd
Median Household Income # 1126 36th
Per Capita Income # 1344 24th

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