Brockway, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Brockway, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Brockway had a population of 2,015 as of July 1, 2016. Brockway ranks in the lower 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 Brockway is located at latitude 41.2471 and longitude -78.7924 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Brockway (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,457 feet.

The Borough of Brockway (GNIS ID: 1215298) 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 Brockway population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brockway: Brockwayville.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,015
Population in Households 1,970
Population in Familes 1,513
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density1 1,761
Diversity Index2 4
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 902
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 536
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 997 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 548 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 354 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $88,117
Average Home Value $123,586
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,079
Average Household Income $50,896
Per Capita Income $23,054
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.45% -0.44%
Households -0.12% -0.25%
Families -0.3% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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.

Brockway, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brockway 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 # 636 64th
Population Density1 # 767 57th
Diversity Index2 # 1583 10th
Median Household Income # 1638 7th
Per Capita Income # 1175 33rd

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