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Volant, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Volant had a population of 165 as of July 1, 2016. Volant 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 Volant is located at latitude 41.1124 and longitude -80.2598 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Volant (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,050 feet.

The Borough of Volant (GNIS ID: 1215360) 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 Volant 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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Volant, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 165
Population in Households 165
Population in Familes 144
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,469
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 67
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 73 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $153,125
Average Home Value $189,216


Median Household Income $51,475
Average Household Income $58,420
Per Capita Income $22,566
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.29% -0.49%
Households 0.0% -0.3%
Families 0.32% -0.4%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.55%
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.

Volant, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Volant 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 # 1665 6th
Population Density1 # 862 51st
Diversity Index2 # 1628 8th
Median Household Income # 785 56th
Per Capita Income # 1242 30th

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