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Cassandra, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Cassandra had a population of 147 as of July 1, 2017. Cassandra ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Cassandra is located at latitude 40.4085 and longitude -78.6407 in Cambria County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Cassandra (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cambria County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,798 feet.

The Borough of Cassandra (GNIS ID: 1215012) 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 Cassandra population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Cassandra, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 147
Daytime Population: Workers 9
Daytime Population: Residents 76
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 85
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 146
Population in Familes 126
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,924
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $56,842
Average Household Income $70,536
Per Capita Income $27,287


Total Housing Units 74 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $148,636


Total Households 63
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 47
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 0.0% -0.41%
Households 0.0% -0.32%
Families 1.56% -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   3.35%

Cassandra, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cassandra to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1682 5th
Population Density # 706 60th
Diversity Index # 1602 9th
Median Household Income # 583 67th
Per Capita Income # 751 57th

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