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Crucible, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Crucible Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Greene County at latitude 39.9479 and longitude -79.9666. Greene County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,076 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Crucible 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 Crucible Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 758
Population in Households 758
Population in Familes 631
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 658
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 294
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 210
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 316 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 223 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $89,063
Average Home Value $101,674


Median Household Income $51,825
Average Household Income $55,209
Per Capita Income $21,928
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.05% 0.29%
Households 1.24% 0.34%
Families 1.51% 0.19%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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.


Crucible, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crucible 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 # 1111 37th
Population Density1 # 1283 27th
Diversity Index2 # 1373 22nd
Median Household Income # 704 60th
Per Capita Income # 1214 31st

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