Mount Union, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Mount Union, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Mount Union had a population of 2,337 as of July 1, 2018. 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, 2018.

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


Total Population 2,337
Population in Households 2,313
Population in Familes 1,700
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 2,015
Diversity Index2 36


Median Household Income $36,686
Average Household Income $45,873
Per Capita Income $20,920


Total Housing Units 1,276 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 494 (38.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 566 (44.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 216 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $74,149
Average Home Value $77,024


Total Households 1,060
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 604
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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 -0.56% -0.57%
Households -0.56% -0.55%
Families -0.77% -0.74%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

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, 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 # 567 68th
Population Density # 681 61st
Diversity Index # 250 86th
Median Household Income # 1607 9th
Per Capita Income # 1585 10th

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