Elim, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Elim, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Elim Census Designated Place had a population of 3,393 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Elim is located at latitude 40.2979 and longitude -78.9425 in Cambria County. The formal boundaries for the Elim Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Cambria County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,657 feet.

The Elim Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389032) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Elim Census Designated Place is located within Township of Upper Yoder, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cambria County.

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


Total Population 3,393
Population in Households 3,050
Population in Familes 2,383
Population in Group Qrtrs 343
Population Density2 1,702
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $53,834
Average Household Income $71,069
Per Capita Income $32,648


Total Housing Units 1,601 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,079 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 341 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $118,407
Average Home Value $123,284


Total Households 1,420
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 862
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -1.13% -0.89%
Households -0.73% -0.9%
Families -1.32% -1.02%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Elim, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elim 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 # 400 77th
Population Density # 784 56th
Diversity Index # 980 44th
Median Household Income # 792 55th
Per Capita Income # 405 77th

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