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Montrose, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Montrose had a population of 1,818 as of July 1, 2015. Montrose ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Montrose is located at latitude 41.8334 and longitude -75.8761 in Susquehanna County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Montrose (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Susquehanna County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,663 feet.

The Borough of Montrose (GNIS ID: 1215614) 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 Montrose population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Montrose: Hinds Settlement.

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Montrose, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,818
Population in Households 1,818
Population in Familes 1,330
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,427
Diversity Index2 6
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 853
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 452
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 978 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 487 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 366 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 125 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $130,046
Average Home Value $163,142
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,742
Average Household Income $45,211
Per Capita Income $21,213
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.26% 1.46%
Households 2.38% 1.46%
Families 2.4% 1.46%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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.

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Montrose, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montrose to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 687 61st
Population Density1 # 876 50th
Diversity Index2 # 1391 21st
Median Household Income # 1482 16th
Per Capita Income # 1347 24th

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