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Port Matilda, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Port Matilda had a population of 687 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Port Matilda is located at latitude 40.8003 and longitude -78.0523 in Centre County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Port Matilda (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Centre County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,010 feet.

The Borough of Port Matilda (GNIS ID: 1215060) 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 Port Matilda 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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Port Matilda, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 687
Daytime Population: Workers 161
Daytime Population: Residents 241
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 402
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 687
Population in Familes 533
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,221
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $43,329
Average Household Income $51,825
Per Capita Income $22,405


Total Housing Units 329 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 190 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $116,923
Average Home Value $132,632


Total Households 297
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 186
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 1.75% 1.39%
Households 1.74% 1.44%
Families 1.67% 1.36%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Port Matilda, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Matilda 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 # 1150 35th
Population Density # 966 45th
Diversity Index # 1198 32nd
Median Household Income # 1288 27th
Per Capita Income # 1394 21st

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