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Marion Heights, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Marion Heights is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Northumberland County at latitude 40.8035 and longitude -76.4641. Northumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,362 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Marion Heights, but most people and references simply refer to it as Marion Heights, Pennsylvania.

The P1 Census Class Code for Marion Heights indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Marion Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Marion Heights: Keiser.

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


Total Population 611
Population in Households 611
Population in Familes 486
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,041
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 280
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 182
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 365 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 246 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 ( 9.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 (23.3%)
Median Home Value $86,818
Average Home Value $106,809


Median Household Income $46,938
Average Household Income $57,895
Per Capita Income $26,531
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.17% 0.07%
Families 0.0% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.79%
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.


Marion Heights, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marion Heights 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 # 1227 30th
Population Density1 # 421 76th
Diversity Index2 # 1683 5th
Median Household Income # 967 45th
Per Capita Income # 591 67th

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