The Borough of Ernest had a population of 473 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Ernest is located at latitude 40.6789 and longitude -79.1658 in Indiana County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Ernest (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Indiana County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,188 feet.
The Borough of Ernest (GNIS ID: 1215287) 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 Ernest population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||473|
|Population in Familes||396|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||223 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||151 (67.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||44 (19.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||29 (13.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$99,603|
|Average Home Value||$141,225|
|Median Household Income||$46,730|
|Average Household Income||$59,816|
|Per Capita Income||$25,027|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.89%|
|Per Capita Income||2.57%|
The table below compares Ernest 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.
|Total Population||# 1352||23rd|
|Population Density1||# 675||62nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 1200||32nd|
|Median Household Income||# 1010||43rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 864||51st|
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