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Alfarata, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Alfarata Census Designated Place had a population of 156 as of July 1, 2016. Alfarata ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Alfarata is located at latitude 40.6619 and longitude -77.4558 in Mifflin County. The formal boundaries for the Alfarata Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mifflin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 591 feet.

The Alfarata Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584432) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Alfarata Census Designated Place is located within Township of Decatur, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mifflin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alfarata 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 Alfarata: Lillyville.

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


Total Population 156
Population in Households 156
Population in Familes 132
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 279
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 61
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 46
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 69 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $114,286
Average Home Value $129,500


Median Household Income $41,602
Average Household Income $53,885
Per Capita Income $20,089
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 0.38%
Households 0.53% 0.65%
Families 0.35% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.

Alfarata, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alfarata 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 # 1677 5th
Population Density1 # 1607 9th
Diversity Index2 # 1482 16th
Median Household Income # 1272 28th
Per Capita Income # 1541 13th

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