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Indiana, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Indiana had a population of 14,260 as of July 1, 2017. Indiana ranks in the upper 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 Indiana is located at latitude 40.622 and longitude -79.1553 in Indiana County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Indiana (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Indiana County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,309 feet.

The Borough of Indiana (GNIS ID: 1215290) 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 Indiana 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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Indiana, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,260
Daytime Population: Workers 8,257
Daytime Population: Residents 8,528
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,785
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 10,431
Population in Familes 4,360
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,829
Population Density2 8,106
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $24,359
Average Household Income $42,880
Per Capita Income $15,780


Total Housing Units 4,995 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,631 (32.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,089 (61.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 275 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $117,879
Average Home Value $142,833


Total Households 4,720
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,572
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 0.28% -0.14%
Households 0.28% -0.12%
Families 0.19% -0.2%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Indiana, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Indiana 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 # 50 97th
Population Density # 28 98th
Diversity Index # 384 78th
Median Household Income # 1748 1st
Per Capita Income # 1747 1st

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