Austin, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Austin, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Austin is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Potter County at latitude 41.6373 and longitude -78.0903. Potter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,345 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Austin 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 Austin (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Borough of Austin, PA Boundary Map


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


Total Population 566
Population in Households 566
Population in Familes 453
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 140
Diversity Index2 2


Total Households 236
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 153
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 284 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 186 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $73,810
Average Home Value $83,199


Median Household Income $47,621
Average Household Income $56,829
Per Capita Income $25,634
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.17% 0.25%
Households 0.51% 0.5%
Families -0.61% 0.39%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.68%
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.


Austin, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Austin 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 # 1259 29th
Population Density1 # 1710 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 1713 3rd
Median Household Income # 929 47th
Per Capita Income # 676 62nd

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