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The James City Census Designated Place had a population of 286 as of July 1, 2016. James City ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for James City is located at latitude 41.6157 and longitude -78.8474 in Elk County. The formal boundaries for the James City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Elk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,955 feet.

The James City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2630017) 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 James City Census Designated Place is located within Township of Highland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Elk County.

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


Total Population 286
Population in Households 286
Population in Familes 226
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 414
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 118
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 75
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $69,355
Average Home Value $100,000


Median Household Income $36,520
Average Household Income $45,827
Per Capita Income $21,498
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% -0.14%
Households 0.14% -0.17%
Families -2.35% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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.

James City, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares James City 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 # 1534 13th
Population Density1 # 1484 16th
Diversity Index2 # 1437 18th
Median Household Income # 1549 12th
Per Capita Income # 1395 21st

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