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Broad Top City, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Broad Top City had a population of 359 as of July 1, 2023. Broad Top City 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 Broad Top City is located at latitude 40.2023 and longitude -78.1408 in Huntingdon County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Broad Top City encompass a land area of 0.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Huntingdon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5).

The Borough of Broad Top City 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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Broad Top City, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 359 (100%)
Population in Households 359 (100.0%)
Population in Families 313 (87.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 530
Diversity Index2 8


Median Household Income $56,374
Average Household Income $68,592
% of Income for Mortgage4 16%
Per Capita Income $28,277
Wealth Index5 55
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Moderate (53.4)


Total HU (Housing Units) 175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (74.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 ( 9.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $151,136
Average Home Value $195,802
Housing Affordability Index3 143


Total Households 148
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 114
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 -0.68% -0.51%
Households -0.62% -0.14%
Families   -1.08%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.85%
Owner Occupied HU   -1.09%

Broad Top City, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Broad Top City 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 # 1480 22nd
Population Density # 1443 24th
Median Household Income # 1262 33rd
Housing Affordability Index # 1270 67th
Per Capita Income # 1541 18th
Diversity Index # 1759 7th

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