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Falls Creek, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Falls Creek is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jefferson County at latitude 41.142 and longitude -78.8069. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,457 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Falls Creek 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 Falls Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 964
Population in Households 954
Population in Familes 762
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 1,034
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 426
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 278
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 492 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 298 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 127 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $67,273
Average Home Value $68,289


Median Household Income $40,323
Average Household Income $50,536
Per Capita Income $21,871
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.7% -0.99%
Households -1.44% -0.96%
Families -1.39% -1.18%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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.


Falls Creek, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Falls Creek 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 # 1003 43rd
Population Density1 # 1057 40th
Diversity Index2 # 1289 27th
Median Household Income # 1343 24th
Per Capita Income # 1226 31st

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