Shinglehouse, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Shinglehouse, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

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The Borough of Shinglehouse had a population of 1,128 as of July 1, 2016. Shinglehouse ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Shinglehouse is located at latitude 41.967 and longitude -78.1905 in Potter County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Shinglehouse (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Potter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,493 feet.

The Borough of Shinglehouse (GNIS ID: 1215541) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shinglehouse population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Shinglehouse: Shingle House.

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Shinglehouse, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,128
Population in Households 1,128
Population in Familes 894
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 539
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 482
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 295
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 540 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 313 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $77,672
Average Home Value $87,460


Median Household Income $33,048
Average Household Income $43,213
Per Capita Income $18,465
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.01% -0.12%
Households -0.07% -0.17%
Families -0.22% -0.27%
Median Household Income   0.2%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
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.

Shinglehouse, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shinglehouse to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 919 48th
Population Density1 # 1368 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 1413 20th
Median Household Income # 1666 6th
Per Capita Income # 1662 6th

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