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The Penns Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 750 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Penns Creek is located at latitude 40.8633 and longitude -77.0555 in Snyder County. The formal boundaries for the Penns Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Snyder County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 568 feet.

The Penns Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389659) 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 Penns Creek Census Designated Place is located within Township of Center, a minor civil division (MCD) of Snyder County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Penns Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Penns Creek: Centerville, Centreville, Weirickstown.

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Penns Creek, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 750
Daytime Population: Workers 81
Daytime Population: Residents 392
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 473
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 721
Population in Familes 625
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density2 1,022
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $47,747
Average Household Income $62,017
Per Capita Income $21,233


Total Housing Units 245 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 171 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $160,811
Average Home Value $176,029


Total Households 230
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 177
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.66% 0.53%
Households 0.55% 0.6%
Families 1.32% 0.45%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   3.16%

Penns Creek, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Penns Creek to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1107 37th
Population Density # 1062 40th
Diversity Index # 1234 30th
Median Household Income # 1076 39th
Per Capita Income # 1514 14th

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