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Avella, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Avella Census Designated Place had a population of 804 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Avella is located at latitude 40.2737 and longitude -80.4672 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Avella Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 925 feet.

The Avella Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584436) 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 Avella Census Designated Place is located within Township of Independence, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Avella population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Avella, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 804
Population in Households 802
Population in Familes 683
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 892
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 318
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 227
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 354 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 267 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $140,000
Average Home Value $201,493


Median Household Income $56,905
Average Household Income $73,947
Per Capita Income $30,028
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.02%
Households 0.2% 0.06%
Families 0.72% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
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.

Avella, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Avella to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1078 39th
Population Density1 # 1129 36th
Diversity Index2 # 1221 31st
Median Household Income # 475 73rd
Per Capita Income # 406 77th

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