Mount Union, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Mount Union Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Mount Union Content

Also See: Mount Union, PA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Mount Union, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Mount Union had a population of 2,480 as of July 1, 2015. Mount Union ranks in the upper 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 Mount Union is located at latitude 40.3841 and longitude -77.8815 in Huntingdon County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Mount Union (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Huntingdon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 610 feet.

The Borough of Mount Union (GNIS ID: 1215274) 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 Mount Union population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


Borough of Mount Union, PA Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | PA Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Huntingdon County | Pennsylvania Counties

Search the map for:

Mount Union, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,480
Population in Households 2,456
Population in Familes 1,820
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 2,139
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 1,128
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 645
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,287 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 519 (40.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 609 (47.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $66,414
Average Home Value $70,713


Median Household Income $30,309
Average Household Income $38,165
Per Capita Income $17,384
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.29%
Households 0.31% 0.28%
Families 0.03% 0.09%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
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.


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, 2015 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 # 546 69th
Population Density1 # 653 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 227 87th
Median Household Income # 1703 4th
Per Capita Income # 1680 5th

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