Emporium, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Emporium, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Emporium had a population of 1,807 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Emporium: Shippen.

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


Total Population 1,807
Population in Households 1,734
Population in Familes 1,209
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density2 2,546
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $35,936
Average Household Income $48,169
Per Capita Income $22,908


Total Housing Units 1,140 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 397 (34.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 444 (38.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 299 (26.2%)
Median Home Value $76,451
Average Home Value $87,343


Total Households 841
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 427
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 -1.65% -1.6%
Households -1.54% -1.42%
Families -1.85% -1.6%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

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, 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 # 693 61st
Population Density # 529 70th
Diversity Index # 1094 38th
Median Household Income # 1636 7th
Per Capita Income # 1383 22nd

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