Scotland, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Scotland, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Scotland Census Designated Place had a population of 1,489 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Scotland is located at latitude 39.9698 and longitude -77.5844 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the Scotland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 702 feet.

The Scotland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2633813) 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 Scotland Census Designated Place is located within Township of Greene, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Scotland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Scotland, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,489
Daytime Population: Workers 315
Daytime Population: Residents 813
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,128
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 1,488
Population in Familes 1,280
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,807
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $63,148
Average Household Income $90,576
Per Capita Income $35,472


Total Housing Units 599 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 482 (80.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $215,160
Average Home Value $269,335


Total Households 571
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 433
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 0.9% 0.81%
Households 0.9% 0.76%
Families 0.76% 0.73%
Median Household Income   3.57%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Scotland, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scotland to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 775 56th
Population Density # 743 58th
Diversity Index # 462 74th
Median Household Income # 363 79th
Per Capita Income # 213 88th

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