Falls Creek, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Falls Creek, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Falls Creek had a population of 1,037 as of July 1, 2015. Falls Creek 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 Falls Creek is located at latitude 41.142 and longitude -78.8069 in Jefferson County. 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. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,457 feet.

The Borough of Falls Creek 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 Falls Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Borough of Falls Creek, PA Boundary Map

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Falls Creek, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,037
Population in Households 1,027
Population in Familes 818
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 1,113
Diversity Index2 6
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 458
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 299
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 497 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 318 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 139 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $67,771
Average Home Value $70,283
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,752
Average Household Income $51,202
Per Capita Income $22,217
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.17%
Households 0.21% 0.17%
Families 0.26% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 964 45th
Population Density1 # 1027 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 1355 23rd
Median Household Income # 1219 31st
Per Capita Income # 1227 30th

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