Sankertown, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sankertown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Sankertown had a population of 605 as of July 1, 2018. Sankertown 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 Sankertown is located at latitude 40.4714 and longitude -78.5921 in Cambria County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Sankertown (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cambria County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,070 feet.

The Borough of Sankertown (GNIS ID: 1215032) 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 Sankertown 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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Sankertown, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 605
Population in Households 603
Population in Familes 434
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 2,051
Diversity Index3 2


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $58,224
Per Capita Income $26,057


Total Housing Units 301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 189 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $96,389
Average Home Value $152,513


Total Households 270
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 152
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 -1.32% -1.25%
Households -1.15% -1.14%
Families -1.42% -1.35%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   3.39%

Sankertown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sankertown 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 # 1223 31st
Population Density # 669 62nd
Diversity Index # 1735 1st
Median Household Income # 1036 42nd
Per Capita Income # 979 44th

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