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Youngwood, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Youngwood had a population of 3,224 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Youngwood is located at latitude 40.2443 and longitude -79.5807 in Westmoreland County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Youngwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Westmoreland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 955 feet.

The Borough of Youngwood (GNIS ID: 1215730) 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 Youngwood 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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Youngwood, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,224
Population in Households 3,178
Population in Familes 2,285
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 1,681
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 1,533
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 832
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,639 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 919 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 614 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $104,489
Average Home Value $107,454


Median Household Income $39,052
Average Household Income $47,866
Per Capita Income $23,073
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 0.36%
Households 1.09% 0.47%
Families 0.89% 0.33%
Median Household Income   -1.9%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
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.

Youngwood, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Youngwood 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 # 426 76th
Population Density1 # 799 55th
Diversity Index2 # 1228 31st
Median Household Income # 1415 20th
Per Capita Income # 1171 34th

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