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Meadville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The City of Meadville had a population of 13,345 as of July 1, 2017. Meadville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Meadville is located at latitude 41.6479 and longitude -80.1474 in Crawford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Meadville (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Crawford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,096 feet.

The City of Meadville (GNIS ID: 1215138) 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 Meadville 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 Meadville: Cussewago, Meads Settlement.

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


Total Population 13,345
Daytime Population: Workers 9,527
Daytime Population: Residents 7,967
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,494
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.31
Population in Households 11,704
Population in Familes 7,846
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,641
Population Density2 3,050
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $34,143
Average Household Income $52,263
Per Capita Income $22,661


Total Housing Units 6,170 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,248 (36.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,195 (51.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 727 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $107,256
Average Home Value $123,143


Total Households 5,443
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 2,788
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.04% -0.27%
Households -0.05% -0.3%
Families -0.24% -0.39%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Meadville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meadville 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 # 62 97th
Population Density # 415 77th
Diversity Index # 455 74th
Median Household Income # 1665 6th
Per Capita Income # 1364 23rd

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