Blossburg, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Blossburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Blossburg had a population of 1,584 as of July 1, 2015. Blossburg 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 Blossburg is located at latitude 41.6795 and longitude -77.069 in Tioga County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Blossburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tioga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,339 feet.

The Borough of Blossburg (GNIS ID: 1215620) 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 Blossburg 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 Blossburg: Peters Camp.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,584
Population in Households 1,548
Population in Familes 1,216
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density1 341
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 653
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 431
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 728 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 455 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 198 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $115,709
Average Home Value $154,158
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,154
Average Household Income $50,778
Per Capita Income $20,818
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.49%
Households 0.65% 0.52%
Families 0.91% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.69%
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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Blossburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blossburg 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 # 745 58th
Population Density1 # 1561 12th
Diversity Index2 # 1453 18th
Median Household Income # 1305 26th
Per Capita Income # 1391 21st

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