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Port Allegany, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

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The Borough of Port Allegany had a population of 2,178 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Port Allegany is located at latitude 41.8152 and longitude -78.2765 in McKean County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Port Allegany (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. McKean County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,480 feet.

The Borough of Port Allegany (GNIS ID: 1215434) 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 Port Allegany population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Port Allegany: Port Allegheny.

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Port Allegany, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,178
Daytime Population: Workers 863
Daytime Population: Residents 1,344
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,207
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 2,169
Population in Familes 1,727
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 1,206
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $39,859
Average Household Income $55,664
Per Capita Income $23,231


Total Housing Units 1,005 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 577 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 332 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $80,763
Average Home Value $94,281


Total Households 909
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 576
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.13% -0.07%
Households 0.21% -0.07%
Families 0.29% -0.14%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Port Allegany, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Allegany to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 597 66th
Population Density # 970 45th
Diversity Index # 1296 27th
Median Household Income # 1469 17th
Per Capita Income # 1281 27th

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