Sligo, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sligo, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Sligo had a population of 708 as of July 1, 2016. Sligo ranks in the lower 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 Sligo is located at latitude 41.1102 and longitude -79.5031 in Clarion County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Sligo (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clarion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,158 feet.

The Borough of Sligo (GNIS ID: 1215091) 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 Sligo 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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Sligo, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 708
Population in Households 664
Population in Familes 542
Population in Group Qrtrs 44
Population Density1 503
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 279
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 190
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 319 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 177 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 102 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $94,340
Average Home Value $144,382


Median Household Income $41,149
Average Household Income $57,639
Per Capita Income $23,138
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.27% -0.17%
Households 0.0% -0.07%
Families -1.21% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.

Sligo, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sligo 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 # 1149 35th
Population Density1 # 1400 21st
Diversity Index2 # 1460 17th
Median Household Income # 1294 27th
Per Capita Income # 1153 35th

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