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Buckhorn, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Buckhorn Census Designated Place had a population of 303 as of July 1, 2017. Buckhorn ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Buckhorn is located at latitude 41.0204 and longitude -76.4932 in Columbia County. The formal boundaries for the Buckhorn Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Columbia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 600 feet.

The Buckhorn Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389257) 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 Buckhorn Census Designated Place is located within Township of Hemlock, a minor civil division (MCD) of Columbia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buckhorn 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 Buckhorn: New Ashlandville.

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


Total Population 303
Daytime Population: Workers 817
Daytime Population: Residents 151
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 968
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 3.19
Population in Households 303
Population in Familes 259
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 451
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $70,597
Average Household Income $86,772
Per Capita Income $34,220


Total Housing Units 137 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 103 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $201,563
Average Home Value $231,553


Total Households 119
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 88
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 -0.66% -0.53%
Households -0.57% -0.51%
Families -0.91% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   3.67%

Buckhorn, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buckhorn 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 # 1509 14th
Population Density # 1446 18th
Diversity Index # 979 44th
Median Household Income # 235 87th
Per Capita Income # 277 84th

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