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Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Blue Ridge Summit CDP(1) had a population of 868 as of July 1, 2023.

The primary coordinate point for Blue Ridge Summit is located at latitude 39.7243 and longitude -77.4714 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the Blue Ridge Summit Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5).

The Blue Ridge Summit Census Designated Place 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 Blue Ridge Summit Census Designated Place is located within Township of Washington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Blue Ridge Summit, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 868 (100%)
Population in Households 868 (100.0%)
Population in Families 673 (77.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,182
Diversity Index2 22


Median Household Income $61,189
Average Household Income $106,349
% of Income for Mortgage4 23%
Per Capita Income $45,333
Wealth Index5 113
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Moderate (60.9)


Total HU (Housing Units) 412 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 283 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $237,338
Average Home Value $262,721
Housing Affordability Index3 105


Total Households 370
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 231
Average Family Size 3.00
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population -0.66% -0.30%
Households -0.49% 0.11%
Families   -0.09%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   3.03%
Owner Occupied HU   0.14%

Blue Ridge Summit, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blue Ridge Summit to the other 1,888 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 1058 44th
Population Density # 1022 46th
Median Household Income # 1043 45th
Housing Affordability Index # 628 33rd
Per Capita Income # 356 81st
Diversity Index # 864 54th

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