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Orbisonia, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Orbisonia is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Huntingdon County at latitude 40.2429 and longitude -77.893. Huntingdon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 643 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Orbisonia, but most people and references simply refer to it as Orbisonia, Pennsylvania.

The P1 Census Class Code for Orbisonia indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Orbisonia (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 425
Population in Households 425
Population in Familes 334
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4,355
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 206
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 123
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 143 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $72,464
Average Home Value $89,757


Median Household Income $35,504
Average Household Income $43,021
Per Capita Income $19,891
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.17% -0.19%
Households 0.11% -0.19%
Families 2.23% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.91%
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.


Orbisonia, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orbisonia 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 # 1394 21st
Population Density1 # 203 89th
Diversity Index2 # 1485 16th
Median Household Income # 1578 11th
Per Capita Income # 1457 17th

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