Brockway, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Brockway, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Brockway had a population of 1,940 as of July 1, 2018. Brockway ranks in the lower 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 Brockway is located at latitude 41.2471 and longitude -78.7924 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Brockway (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,457 feet.

The Borough of Brockway (GNIS ID: 1215298) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brockway: Brockwayville.

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


Total Population 1,940
Population in Households 1,895
Population in Familes 1,443
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density2 1,695
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $39,030
Average Household Income $54,229
Per Capita Income $24,153


Total Housing Units 996 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 515 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 339 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $91,667
Average Home Value $125,680


Total Households 854
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 504
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.79% -0.75%
Households -0.75% -0.74%
Families -0.97% -0.89%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Brockway, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brockway 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 # 651 63rd
Population Density # 785 56th
Diversity Index # 1579 10th
Median Household Income # 1536 13th
Per Capita Income # 1231 30th

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