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Ursina, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Ursina is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Somerset County at latitude 39.8153 and longitude -79.3325. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,355 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Ursina 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 Ursina (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 223
Population in Households 213
Population in Familes 157
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 248
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 101
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 119 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $79,310
Average Home Value $84,677


Median Household Income $31,195
Average Household Income $39,575
Per Capita Income $17,447
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.21% -0.36%
Households 0.0% -0.2%
Families -3.39% -0.35%
Median Household Income   3.72%
Per Capita Income   3.44%
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.


Ursina, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ursina 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 # 1600 9th
Population Density1 # 1644 7th
Diversity Index2 # 969 45th
Median Household Income # 1676 5th
Per Capita Income # 1649 7th

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