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Ranshaw, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Ranshaw Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Northumberland County at latitude 40.7858 and longitude -76.5173. Northumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 853 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Ranshaw 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 Ranshaw Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ranshaw: Brady.

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


Total Population 513
Population in Households 362
Population in Familes 291
Population in Group Qrtrs 151
Population Density1 4,178
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 233
Average Household Size 1.55
Family Households 152
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 299 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 190 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (22.1%)
Median Home Value $75,321
Average Home Value $109,817


Median Household Income $35,618
Average Household Income $41,674
Per Capita Income $13,966
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.14% -0.04%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 1.12% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.


Ranshaw, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ranshaw 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 # 1314 26th
Population Density1 # 225 87th
Diversity Index2 # 585 67th
Median Household Income # 1575 11th
Per Capita Income # 1747 1st

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