Muse, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Muse, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Muse Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Washington County at latitude 40.2923 and longitude -80.2056. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,056 feet.

The formal official name is the Muse Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Muse, Pennsylvania.

The U5 Census Class Code for Muse indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Muse Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Muse Census Designated Place, PA Boundary Map


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


Total Population 2,663
Population in Households 2,663
Population in Familes 2,391
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,715
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 908
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 726
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 918 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 765 (83.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 1.1%)
Median Home Value $315,060
Average Home Value $358,039


Median Household Income $77,888
Average Household Income $90,346
Per Capita Income $31,842
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.46% 0.89%
Households 1.45% 0.87%
Families 0.9% 0.79%
Median Household Income   3.82%
Per Capita Income   2.89%
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.


Muse, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Muse 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 # 504 71st
Population Density1 # 781 56th
Diversity Index2 # 1036 41st
Median Household Income # 126 93rd
Per Capita Income # 254 86th

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