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Kersey, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Kersey Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Elk County at latitude 41.3573 and longitude -78.6092. Elk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,975 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Kersey 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 Kersey Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kersey: Centerville, Centreville.

Kersey Census Designated Place, PA Boundary Map


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


Total Population 932
Population in Households 932
Population in Familes 778
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 598
Diversity Index2 2


Total Households 394
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 281
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 411 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 337 (82.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $79,167
Average Home Value $87,426


Median Household Income $51,553
Average Household Income $60,132
Per Capita Income $24,508
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.13% -0.24%
Households 0.12% -0.1%
Families 1.03% -0.14%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.7%
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.


Kersey, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kersey 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 # 1024 42nd
Population Density1 # 1334 24th
Diversity Index2 # 1711 3rd
Median Household Income # 729 59th
Per Capita Income # 827 53rd

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