Effort, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Effort, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Effort Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Monroe County at latitude 40.9415 and longitude -75.4377. Monroe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 774 feet.

The formal official name is the Effort Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Effort, Pennsylvania.

The U5 Census Class Code for Effort indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Effort Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 2,263
Population in Households 2,224
Population in Familes 1,945
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density1 449
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 769
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 591
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 819 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 644 (78.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 125 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $182,264
Average Home Value $199,419


Median Household Income $63,669
Average Household Income $75,665
Per Capita Income $26,466
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.06% -0.28%
Households -0.12% -0.26%
Families -0.89% -0.34%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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.

Effort, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Effort 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 # 583 67th
Population Density1 # 1456 18th
Diversity Index2 # 177 90th
Median Household Income # 276 84th
Per Capita Income # 596 66th

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