Newell, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Newell, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Newell had a population of 539 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Newell is located at latitude 40.0756 and longitude -79.8981 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Newell encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 778 feet.

The Borough of Newell (GNIS ID: 1215233) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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


Total Population 539
Population in Households 539
Population in Familes 457
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 865
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $57,375
Average Household Income $72,417
Per Capita Income $29,099


Total Housing Units 242 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 188 (77.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $143,571
Average Home Value $162,169


Total Households 216
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 160
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.04% -0.26%
Households 0.06% -0.19%
Families 0.79% -0.25%
Median Household Income   3.46%
Per Capita Income   3.66%

Newell, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newell to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 1281 27th
Population Density # 1142 35th
Diversity Index # 1208 32nd
Median Household Income # 622 65th
Per Capita Income # 638 64th

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