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Emporium, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Emporium had a population of 1,809 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Emporium is located at latitude 41.5104 and longitude -78.2341 in Cameron County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Emporium (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Cameron County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,024 feet.

The Borough of Emporium (GNIS ID: 1215041) 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 Emporium population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Emporium: Shippen.

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


Total Population 1,809
Daytime Population: Workers 1,593
Daytime Population: Residents 989
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,582
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.43
Population in Households 1,736
Population in Familes 1,220
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density2 2,549
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $37,990
Average Household Income $49,522
Per Capita Income $23,567


Total Housing Units 1,130 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 425 (37.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 418 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 287 (25.4%)
Median Home Value $75,091
Average Home Value $84,647


Total Households 843
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 430
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 -1.86% -1.63%
Households -1.72% -1.57%
Families -2.0% -1.78%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Emporium, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Emporium 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 # 693 61st
Population Density # 527 70th
Diversity Index # 1136 35th
Median Household Income # 1544 12th
Per Capita Income # 1239 30th

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