Ranshaw, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ranshaw, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Ranshaw Census Designated Place had a population of 522 as of July 1, 2015. Ranshaw ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ranshaw is located at latitude 40.7858 and longitude -76.5173 in Northumberland County. 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. Northumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 853 feet.

The Ranshaw Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2633411) 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.

The Ranshaw Census Designated Place is located within Township of Coal, a minor civil division (MCD) of Northumberland County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ranshaw: Brady.

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


Total Population 522
Population in Households 362
Population in Familes 291
Population in Group Qrtrs 160
Population Density1 4,251
Diversity Index2 19


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


Total Housing Units 298 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 189 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $79,730
Average Home Value $115,395


Median Household Income $33,323
Average Household Income $47,972
Per Capita Income $15,602
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.17%
Families 0.9% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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, 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 # 1306 26th
Population Density1 # 220 88th
Diversity Index2 # 581 67th
Median Household Income # 1640 7th
Per Capita Income # 1737 2nd

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