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Enola, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Enola Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Cumberland County at latitude 40.2866 and longitude -76.9346. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 446 feet.

The formal official name is the Enola Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Enola, Pennsylvania.

The U5 Census Class Code for Enola indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Enola Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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Enola, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 6,271
Population in Households 6,014
Population in Familes 4,325
Population in Group Qrtrs 257
Population Density1 3,325
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 2,707
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,490
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,902 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,392 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,314 (45.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 195 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $140,026
Average Home Value $148,528


Median Household Income $45,363
Average Household Income $52,182
Per Capita Income $22,781
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.61% 0.74%
Households 0.8% 0.79%
Families 0.45% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
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.


Enola, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Enola to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 189 89th
Population Density1 # 353 80th
Diversity Index2 # 271 85th
Median Household Income # 1035 41st
Per Capita Income # 1087 38th

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