Charleroi, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Charleroi, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Charleroi had a population of 4,163 as of July 1, 2015. Charleroi ranks in the upper 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 Charleroi is located at latitude 40.1379 and longitude -79.8998 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Charleroi (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 774 feet.

The Borough of Charleroi (GNIS ID: 1215657) 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 Charleroi population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Borough of Charleroi, PA Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 4,163
Population in Households 4,141
Population in Familes 2,778
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 5,463
Diversity Index2 25
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,994
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 960
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,513 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 940 (37.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,054 (41.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 519 (20.7%)
Median Home Value $93,822
Average Home Value $105,239
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,929
Average Household Income $37,805
Per Capita Income $18,137
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.12%
Households 0.39% 0.21%
Families -0.02% -0.06%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
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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Charleroi, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Charleroi 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 # 322 82nd
Population Density1 # 108 94th
Diversity Index2 # 402 77th
Median Household Income # 1729 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1637 7th

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