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 1,143 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Light Street: Lightstreet.

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Light Street, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,143
Population in Households 1,103
Population in Familes 926
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density1 1,175
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 544
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 383
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 568 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 450 (79.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 94 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $180,556
Average Home Value $213,196


Median Household Income $67,334
Average Household Income $94,317
Per Capita Income $39,143
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 0.42%
Households 0.88% 0.47%
Families 3.66% 0.47%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   2.85%
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.

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, 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 # 911 48th
Population Density1 # 987 44th
Diversity Index2 # 1082 39th
Median Household Income # 233 87th
Per Capita Income # 122 93rd

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