Star Junction, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Star Junction, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Star Junction Census Designated Place had a population of 639 as of July 1, 2016. Star Junction ranks in the lower 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 Star Junction is located at latitude 40.0615 and longitude -79.7661 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the Star Junction Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,017 feet.

The Star Junction Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2631307) 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 Star Junction Census Designated Place is located within Township of Perry, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fayette County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Star Junction population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Star Junction: Starjunction.


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Star Junction, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 639
Population in Households 633
Population in Familes 532
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 538
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 271
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 190
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 311 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 207 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $95,109
Average Home Value $146,411
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,150
Average Household Income $57,265
Per Capita Income $24,813
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.22%
Households 0.67% 0.29%
Families 2.28% 0.21%
Median Household Income   0.71%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

Star Junction, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Star Junction 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 # 1205 32nd
Population Density1 # 1370 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 1208 31st
Median Household Income # 1293 27th
Per Capita Income # 894 49th

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