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Mount Union, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Mount Union had a population of 2,331 as of July 1, 2017. Mount Union ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Mount Union is located at latitude 40.3841 and longitude -77.8815 in Huntingdon County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Mount Union (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Huntingdon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 610 feet.

The Borough of Mount Union (GNIS ID: 1215274) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mount Union 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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Mount Union, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,331
Daytime Population: Workers 960
Daytime Population: Residents 1,484
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,444
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 2,307
Population in Familes 1,709
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density2 2,010
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $36,676
Average Household Income $44,825
Per Capita Income $20,402


Total Housing Units 1,280 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 490 (38.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 565 (44.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 225 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $72,115
Average Home Value $73,878


Total Households 1,055
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 605
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 -0.67% -0.53%
Households -0.7% -0.58%
Families -0.86% -0.67%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Mount Union, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Union 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 # 570 68th
Population Density # 685 61st
Diversity Index # 246 86th
Median Household Income # 1584 10th
Per Capita Income # 1591 10th

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