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Arona, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Arona is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Westmoreland County at latitude 40.2692 and longitude -79.6614. Westmoreland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 968 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Arona, but most people and references simply refer to it as Arona, Pennsylvania.

The P1 Census Class Code for Arona indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Arona (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 363
Population in Households 363
Population in Familes 308
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 695
Diversity Index2 2


Total Households 152
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 109
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 165 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 135 (81.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $147,222
Average Home Value $186,029


Median Household Income $61,970
Average Household Income $73,249
Per Capita Income $31,050
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.45% -0.28%
Households -0.15% 0.0%
Families 0.22% -0.18%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   2.78%
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.

Arona, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arona 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 # 1457 17th
Population Density1 # 1262 29th
Diversity Index2 # 1732 2nd
Median Household Income # 307 83rd
Per Capita Income # 278 84th

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