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Dewart, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Dewart is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Dewart Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Northumberland County at latitude 41.1092 and longitude -76.8766. Northumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 482 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Dewart Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Dewart, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dewart 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 # 773 56th
Population Density1 # 1223 31st
Diversity Index2 # 1057 40th
Median Household Income # 889 50th
Per Capita Income # 1132 36th

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


Total Population 1,496
Population in Households 1,492
Population in Familes 1,228
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 734
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 621
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 426
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 635 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 492 (77.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 129 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $173,469
Average Home Value $204,370


Median Household Income $48,693
Average Household Income $54,185
Per Capita Income $22,557
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.4% 0.37%
Households 0.62% 0.38%
Families -1.13% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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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