Indian Lake, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Indian Lake, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Indian Lake had a population of 362 as of July 1, 2017. Indian Lake 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 Indian Lake is located at latitude 40.0418 and longitude -78.8669 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Indian Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.79 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,365 feet.

The Borough of Indian Lake (GNIS ID: 1215589) 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 Indian Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Indian Lake, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 362
Daytime Population: Workers 291
Daytime Population: Residents 201
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 492
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.36
Population in Households 361
Population in Familes 302
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 102
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $54,968
Average Household Income $92,463
Per Capita Income $41,413


Total Housing Units 588 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 171 (29.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 ( 2.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 401 (68.2%)
Median Home Value $260,870
Average Home Value $314,559


Total Households 187
Average Household Size 1.93
Family Households 131
Average Family Size 2
  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 -1.16% -1.19%
Households -0.99% -1.09%
Families 0.21% -1.09%
Median Household Income   6.18%
Per Capita Income   4.45%

Indian Lake, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Indian Lake 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 # 1451 18th
Population Density # 1726 2nd
Diversity Index # 1620 8th
Median Household Income # 677 62nd
Per Capita Income # 122 93rd

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