Sierra View, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Sierra View, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Sierra View Census Designated Place had a population of 4,910 as of July 1, 2015. Sierra View ranks in the upper 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 Sierra View is located at latitude 40.9898 and longitude -75.4263 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the Sierra View Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monroe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,900 feet.

The Sierra View Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2633830) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sierra View population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Sierra View Census Designated Place, PA Boundary Map

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Sierra View, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,910
Population in Households 4,910
Population in Familes 4,389
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 970
Diversity Index2 62
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,586
Average Household Size 3.1
Family Households 1,275
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,813 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,445 (79.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 ( 7.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 227 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $170,991
Average Home Value $179,432
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $78,956
Average Household Income $84,179
Per Capita Income $27,633
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.27%
Households 0.4% 0.28%
Families 0.12% 0.2%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
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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Sierra View, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sierra View 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 # 263 85th
Population Density1 # 1092 38th
Diversity Index2 # 43 98th
Median Household Income # 120 93rd
Per Capita Income # 563 68th

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