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Slabtown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Slabtown Census Designated Place had a population of 156 as of July 1, 2019. Slabtown 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 Slabtown is located at latitude 40.9051 and longitude -76.4088 in Columbia County. The formal boundaries for the Slabtown Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Columbia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 804 feet.

The Slabtown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390305) 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 Slabtown Census Designated Place is located within Township of Locust, a minor civil division (MCD) of Columbia County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Slabtown: Roaring Creek.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Slabtown, PA Housing Affordability Index is 144
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

Slabtown, PA Wealth Index is 123
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 156 (100%)
Population in Households 156 (100.0%)
Population in Families 135 (86.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 327
Diversity Index2 3
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,925
Average Household Income $88,398
Per Capita Income $34,817
Wealth Index4 123

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 ( 8.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (40.2%)
Median Home Value $225,000
Housing Affordability Index3 144
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 67
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 48
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 0.0% -0.13%
Households 0.16% -0.3%
Families 0.95% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   4.11%

Slabtown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Slabtown 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 # 1675 5th
Population Density # 1572 11th
Diversity Index # 1716 3rd
Median Household Income # 609 65th
Per Capita Income # 353 80th

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