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Indiana, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Indiana had a population of 14,348 as of July 1, 2016. Indiana ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Indiana is located at latitude 40.622 and longitude -79.1553 in Indiana County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Indiana (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Indiana County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,309 feet.

The Borough of Indiana (GNIS ID: 1215290) 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 Indiana population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Indiana, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,348
Population in Households 10,434
Population in Familes 4,368
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,914
Population Density1 8,156
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 4,735
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 1,573
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,086 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,627 (32.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,108 (61.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 351 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $114,746
Average Home Value $139,769


Median Household Income $22,795
Average Household Income $39,576
Per Capita Income $14,672
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% -0.01%
Households 0.38% 0.11%
Families 0.24% -0.01%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.

Indiana, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Indiana 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 # 49 97th
Population Density1 # 27 99th
Diversity Index2 # 340 81st
Median Household Income # 1748 1st
Per Capita Income # 1752 1st

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