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Donora, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Donora is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Borough of Donora.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Washington County at latitude 40.1734 and longitude -79.8575. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 814 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Donora (see map) encompass a land area of 1.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles.

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Donora, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Donora 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 # 271 85th
Population Density1 # 538 70th
Diversity Index2 # 166 91st
Median Household Income # 1709 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1577 11th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 4,770
Population in Households 4,666
Population in Familes 3,520
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density1 2,511
Diversity Index2 40
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,102
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,197
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,758 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,242 (45.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 860 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 656 (23.8%)
Median Home Value $89,900
Average Home Value $138,506
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,035
Average Household Income $41,945
Per Capita Income $18,605
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.05% -0.04%
Households 0.08% 0.02%
Families -0.2% -0.17%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   3.45%
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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