Park Forest Village, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Park Forest Village, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Park Forest Village Census Designated Place had a population of 9,986 as of July 1, 2017. Park Forest Village ranks in the upper 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 Park Forest Village is located at latitude 40.7999 and longitude -77.9081 in Centre County. The formal boundaries for the Park Forest Village Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Centre County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,257 feet.

The Park Forest Village Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389641) 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 Park Forest Village Census Designated Place is located within Township of Patton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Centre County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Park Forest Village population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Park Forest Village, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,986
Daytime Population: Workers 1,939
Daytime Population: Residents 5,712
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,651
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 9,934
Population in Familes 6,032
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density2 4,071
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $55,956
Average Household Income $82,405
Per Capita Income $33,213


Total Housing Units 4,172 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,095 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,960 (47.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $235,721
Average Home Value $267,315


Total Households 4,054
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 2,119
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.46% 0.59%
Households 0.45% 0.58%
Families 0.18% 0.44%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Park Forest Village, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Park Forest Village to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 88 95th
Population Density # 245 86th
Diversity Index # 176 90th
Median Household Income # 621 65th
Per Capita Income # 322 82nd

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