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Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Jersey Shore had a population of 4,250 as of July 1, 2019. Jersey Shore ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jersey Shore is located at latitude 41.202 and longitude -77.2644 in Lycoming County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Jersey Shore encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Lycoming County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 604 feet.

The Borough of Jersey Shore (GNIS ID: 1215421) 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 Jersey Shore: Waynesburg.

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Jersey Shore, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Jersey Shore, PA Housing Affordability Index is 201
State of Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Jersey Shore, PA Wealth Index is 46
State of Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 4,250
Population in Households 4,142
Population in Familes 3,235
Population in Group Qrtrs 108
Population Density 3,671
Diversity Index1 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,344
Average Household Income $60,850
Per Capita Income $23,794
Wealth Index3 46

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,798 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 926 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 733 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 139 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $107,287
Housing Affordability Index2 201
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,659
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,056
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.28% -0.28%
Households -0.33% -0.33%
Families -0.5% -0.44%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Jersey Shore, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jersey Shore to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 320 82nd
Population Density # 296 83rd
Diversity Index # 1289 27th
Median Household Income # 1004 43rd
Per Capita Income # 1382 22nd

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