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Espy, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Espy Census Designated Place had a population of 1,652 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Espy is located at latitude 41.005 and longitude -76.4172 in Columbia County. The formal boundaries for the Espy Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Columbia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 492 feet.

The Espy Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389050) 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 Espy Census Designated Place is located within Township of Scott, a minor civil division (MCD) of Columbia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Espy 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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Espy, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,652
Population in Households 1,649
Population in Familes 1,199
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,803
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 774
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 443
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 804 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 473 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 301 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $119,242
Average Home Value $120,190


Median Household Income $50,154
Average Household Income $55,022
Per Capita Income $25,798
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.02%
Households 0.21% 0.13%
Families 0.07% 0.05%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Espy, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Espy 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 # 725 59th
Population Density1 # 750 57th
Diversity Index2 # 755 58th
Median Household Income # 863 51st
Per Capita Income # 782 56th

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