West Decatur, PA Profile: Facts & Data

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West Decatur, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The West Decatur Census Designated Place had a population of 545 as of July 1, 2019. West Decatur ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 West Decatur is located at latitude 40.9284 and longitude -78.2781 in Clearfield County. The formal boundaries for the West Decatur Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clearfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,522 feet.

The West Decatur Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2634276) 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 West Decatur Census Designated Place is located within Township of Boggs, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clearfield County.


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West Decatur, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

West Decatur, PA Housing Affordability Index is 260
State of Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

West Decatur, PA Wealth Index is 55
State of Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 545
Population in Households 545
Population in Familes 454
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 389
Diversity Index1 3
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,809
Average Household Income $59,483
Per Capita Income $24,409
Wealth Index3 55

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 250 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 192 (76.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $107,051
Housing Affordability Index2 260
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 223
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 161
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.24% -0.07%
Households 0.2% 0.0%
Families 0.7% -0.12%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   1.4%

West Decatur, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Decatur to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1276 28th
Population Density # 1503 15th
Diversity Index # 1669 5th
Median Household Income # 1119 37th
Per Capita Income # 1315 25th

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