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Broad Top City, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Broad Top City had a population of 474 as of July 1, 2016. Broad Top City ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Broad Top City is located at latitude 40.2012 and longitude -78.1406 in Huntingdon County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Broad Top City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Huntingdon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,975 feet.

The Borough of Broad Top City (GNIS ID: 1215266) 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 Broad Top City 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 Broad Top City: Broad Top, Broadtop.

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Broad Top City, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 474
Population in Households 474
Population in Familes 391
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 700
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 184
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 128
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 195 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 147 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $106,061
Average Home Value $121,575


Median Household Income $40,098
Average Household Income $52,238
Per Capita Income $21,780
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.42%
Households 0.99% 0.54%
Families -0.12% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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.

Broad Top City, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Broad Top City 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 # 1349 23rd
Population Density1 # 1247 29th
Diversity Index2 # 1656 6th
Median Household Income # 1357 23rd
Per Capita Income # 1354 23rd

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