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Kersey, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Kersey Census Designated Place had a population of 907 as of July 1, 2019. Kersey 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 Kersey is located at latitude 41.3623 and longitude -78.5961 in Elk County. The formal boundaries for the Kersey Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Elk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,975 feet.

The Kersey Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2630018) 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 Kersey Census Designated Place is located within Township of Fox, a minor civil division (MCD) of Elk County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kersey: Centerville, Centreville.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Kersey, PA Housing Affordability Index is 242
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

Kersey, PA Wealth Index is 52
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 907
Population in Households 907
Population in Familes 752
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 582
Diversity Index1 3
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,153
Average Household Income $62,170
Per Capita Income $25,581
Wealth Index3 52

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 416 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 330 (79.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $121,053
Housing Affordability Index2 242
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 386
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 273
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 -0.35% -0.6%
Households -0.17% -0.37%
Families 0.16% -0.44%
Median Household Income   0.47%
Per Capita Income   1.51%

Kersey, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kersey 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 # 1026 42nd
Population Density # 1337 24th
Diversity Index # 1670 5th
Median Household Income # 884 50th
Per Capita Income # 1173 33rd

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