Elk County PA Information


Elk County Subdivisions

Elk County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 30,836
Population in Households 30,481
Population in Familes 24,425
Population in Group Qrtrs 355
Population Density2 37
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $49,057
Average Household Income $62,720
Per Capita Income $27,112


Total Housing Units 17,585 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,223 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,038 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,324 (24.6%)
Median Home Value $112,428
Average Home Value $144,855


Total Households 13,261
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 8,650
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 -0.43% -0.7%
Households -0.39% -0.67%
Families -0.54% -0.78%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.98%


Elk County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elk County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 59 13th
Population Density # 61 10th
Diversity Index # 67 1st
Median Household Income # 39 43rd
Per Capita Income # 32 54th

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