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Mount Union, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Mount Union is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Borough of Mount Union.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Huntingdon County at latitude 40.3845 and longitude -77.8822. Huntingdon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 610 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Mount Union (see map) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles.

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Mount Union, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Union 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 # 553 69th
Population Density1 # 662 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 213 88th
Median Household Income # 1708 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1664 6th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,428
Population in Households 2,404
Population in Familes 1,788
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 2,094
Diversity Index2 35
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,104
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 634
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 515 (40.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 589 (45.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 178 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $72,232
Average Home Value $80,146
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,160
Average Household Income $37,912
Per Capita Income $17,264
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.18% -0.17%
Households -0.13% -0.22%
Families -0.37% -0.35%
Median Household Income   4.23%
Per Capita Income   2.9%
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.

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