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Port Matilda, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Port Matilda had a population of 682 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Port Matilda is located at latitude 40.8003 and longitude -78.0523 in Centre County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Port Matilda (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Centre County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,010 feet.

The Borough of Port Matilda (GNIS ID: 1215060) 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 Port Matilda population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 682
Population in Households 682
Population in Familes 528
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,212
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 298
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 186
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 330 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 189 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 109 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $111,638
Average Home Value $128,968


Median Household Income $41,259
Average Household Income $49,433
Per Capita Income $21,600
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.91% 1.43%
Households 2.08% 1.5%
Families 1.94% 1.46%
Median Household Income   -0.37%
Per Capita Income   1.21%
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.

Port Matilda, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Matilda 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 # 1167 34th
Population Density1 # 978 45th
Diversity Index2 # 1178 33rd
Median Household Income # 1289 27th
Per Capita Income # 1380 22nd

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