Newell, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Newell, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Newell had a population of 549 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Newell is located at latitude 40.0746 and longitude -79.8918 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Newell (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 778 feet.

The Borough of Newell (GNIS ID: 1215233) 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 Newell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 549
Daytime Population: Workers 39
Daytime Population: Residents 277
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 316
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 549
Population in Familes 467
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 881
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $58,898
Average Household Income $72,941
Per Capita Income $29,308


Total Housing Units 246 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 186 (75.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $140,441
Average Home Value $159,459


Total Households 219
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 163
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 0.2% 0.04%
Households 0.25% 0.09%
Families 1.15% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.58%
Per Capita Income   3.35%

Newell, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newell 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 # 1273 28th
Population Density # 1137 36th
Diversity Index # 1152 35th
Median Household Income # 488 72nd
Per Capita Income # 575 67th

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