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Mont Alto, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Mont Alto had a population of 1,899 as of July 1, 2017. Mont Alto ranks in the upper 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 Mont Alto is located at latitude 39.8404 and longitude -77.5557 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Mont Alto (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 850 feet.

The Borough of Mont Alto (GNIS ID: 1215246) 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 Mont Alto population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mont Alto: Mount Alto.

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


Total Population 1,899
Daytime Population: Workers 329
Daytime Population: Residents 949
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,278
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 1,714
Population in Familes 1,423
Population in Group Qrtrs 185
Population Density2 3,375
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $52,283
Average Household Income $65,007
Per Capita Income $25,251


Total Housing Units 690 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 505 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 2.3%)
Median Home Value $157,437
Average Home Value $168,069


Total Households 674
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 490
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 1.61% 1.29%
Households 1.88% 1.36%
Families 1.88% 1.35%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

Mont Alto, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mont Alto 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 # 665 62nd
Population Density # 344 81st
Diversity Index # 547 69th
Median Household Income # 834 53rd
Per Capita Income # 997 43rd

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