Light Street, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Light Street, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Lightstreet Census Designated Place had a population of 1,140 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Light Street is located at latitude 41.0398 and longitude -76.4187 in Columbia County. The formal boundaries for the Lightstreet Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Columbia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 551 feet.

The Lightstreet Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390064) 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 Lightstreet Census Designated Place is located within Township of Scott, a minor civil division (MCD) of Columbia County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Light Street: Lightstreet.

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Light Street, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,140
Daytime Population: Workers 269
Daytime Population: Residents 547
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 816
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 1,101
Population in Familes 926
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density2 1,172
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $71,863
Average Household Income $100,752
Per Capita Income $41,763


Total Housing Units 567 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 450 (79.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $185,096
Average Home Value $221,167


Total Households 542
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 384
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.58% 0.12%
Households 0.71% 0.18%
Families 3.18% 0.16%
Median Household Income   3.32%
Per Capita Income   3.86%

Light Street, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Light Street 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 # 908 49th
Population Density # 981 44th
Diversity Index # 1126 36th
Median Household Income # 214 88th
Per Capita Income # 115 94th

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