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Atwood, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Atwood had a population of 109 as of July 1, 2018. Atwood ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Atwood is located at latitude 40.7515 and longitude -79.2521 in Armstrong County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Atwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Armstrong County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,227 feet.

The Borough of Atwood (GNIS ID: 1214846) 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 Atwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Atwood, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 109
Population in Households 109
Population in Familes 90
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 52
Diversity Index3 2


Median Household Income $48,724
Average Household Income $62,892
Per Capita Income $24,529


Total Housing Units 52 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (76.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $84,615
Average Home Value $140,625


Total Households 45
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 32
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.22% 0.0%
Households 0.27% 0.0%
Families 0.0% -0.63%
Median Household Income   4.31%
Per Capita Income   3.66%

Atwood, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atwood to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 1723 2nd
Population Density # 1746 1st
Diversity Index # 1732 2nd
Median Household Income # 1081 39th
Per Capita Income # 1190 33rd

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