Snow Shoe, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Snow Shoe, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Snow Shoe had a population of 764 as of July 1, 2015. Snow Shoe 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 Snow Shoe is located at latitude 41.0276 and longitude -77.9499 in Centre County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Snow Shoe (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Centre County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,552 feet.

The Borough of Snow Shoe (GNIS ID: 1215061) 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 Snow Shoe 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 Snow Shoe: Snow Shoe Camp, Snow Shoe City.

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


Total Population 764
Population in Households 764
Population in Familes 651
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,297
Diversity Index2 1


Total Households 293
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 216
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 338 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 239 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $135,390
Average Home Value $137,762


Median Household Income $52,410
Average Household Income $58,493
Per Capita Income $22,433
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% 0.0%
Households 0.2% 0.07%
Families 0.0% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.


Snow Shoe, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Snow Shoe 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 # 1107 37th
Population Density1 # 937 47th
Diversity Index2 # 1749 1st
Median Household Income # 732 59th
Per Capita Income # 1203 32nd

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