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Orwin, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Orwin Census Designated Place had a population of 343 as of July 1, 2016. Orwin 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 Orwin is located at latitude 40.5839 and longitude -76.5314 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Orwin Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 801 feet.

The Orwin Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2634251) 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 Orwin Census Designated Place is located within Township of Porter, a minor civil division (MCD) of Schuylkill County.

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

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


Total Population 343
Population in Households 343
Population in Familes 276
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 558
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 134
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 92
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 112 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $96,591
Average Home Value $114,063


Median Household Income $52,783
Average Household Income $61,782
Per Capita Income $26,090
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.42% 0.69%
Households 1.38% 0.74%
Families -0.17% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

Orwin, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orwin 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 # 1474 16th
Population Density1 # 1360 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 1483 16th
Median Household Income # 694 61st
Per Capita Income # 748 58th

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