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Jackson Center, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Jackson Center had a population of 217 as of July 1, 2019. Jackson Center ranks in the lower 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 Jackson Center is located at latitude 41.2728 and longitude -80.1389 in Mercer County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Jackson Center encompass a land area of 1.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mercer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,299 feet.

The Borough of Jackson Center (GNIS ID: 1215442) 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.


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Jackson Center, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Jackson Center, PA Housing Affordability Index is 180
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

Jackson Center, PA Wealth Index is 110
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 217
Population in Households 217
Population in Familes 186
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 191
Diversity Index1 5
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,476
Average Household Income $81,048
Per Capita Income $32,188
Wealth Index3 110

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 87 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $181,250
Housing Affordability Index2 180
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 78
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 59
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 -0.34% -0.65%
Households -0.27% -0.52%
Families 0.18% -0.69%
Median Household Income   3.37%
Per Capita Income   3.96%

Jackson Center, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson Center 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 # 1600 9th
Population Density # 1681 5th
Diversity Index # 1582 11th
Median Household Income # 665 62nd
Per Capita Income # 494 72nd

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