Fernville, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fernville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Fernville Census Designated Place had a population of 530 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Fernville is located at latitude 41.002 and longitude -76.4774 in Columbia County. The formal boundaries for the Fernville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Columbia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 486 feet.

The Fernville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389080) 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 Fernville Census Designated Place is located within Township of Hemlock, a minor civil division (MCD) of Columbia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fernville 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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Fernville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 530
Daytime Population: Workers 39
Daytime Population: Residents 263
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 302
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 529
Population in Familes 453
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 656
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $71,249
Average Household Income $86,291
Per Capita Income $34,202


Total Housing Units 243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 191 (78.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $226,693


Total Households 221
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 164
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% -0.57%
Households -0.55% -0.46%
Families 0.25% -0.62%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   3.71%

Fernville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fernville 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 # 1290 27th
Population Density # 1276 28th
Diversity Index # 977 45th
Median Household Income # 221 88th
Per Capita Income # 278 84th

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