Loretto, PA 15940 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15940: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Loretto, PA 15940

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 45
  • Single Family Addresses: 616
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Cambria County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.507, Longitude -78.64
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Loretto, PA 15940 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,050
Population in Households 2,497
Population in Familes 2,009
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,553
Population Density1 155
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 875
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 581
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 954 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 656 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 219 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $142,045
Average Home Value $159,413


Median Household Income $51,353
Average Household Income $62,562
Per Capita Income $19,789
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.01% -0.27%
Households 0.02% -0.3%
Families -0.05% -0.38%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.1%
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.

Loretto, PA 15940 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15940 to the other 1,669 ZIP Codes 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 # 721 57th
Population Density1 # 991 41st
Diversity Index2 # 233 86th
Median Household Income # 740 56th
Per Capita Income # 1497 10th

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