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Sierra View, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Sierra View Census Designated Place had a population of 5,143 as of July 1, 2020. Sierra View 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 Sierra View is located at latitude 41.0121 and longitude -75.459 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the Sierra View Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 5.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monroe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,900 feet.

The Sierra View Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2633830) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Sierra View Census Designated Place is located within Township of Tunkhannock, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monroe County.


Sierra View, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 5,143 (100%)
Population in Households 5,143 (100.0%)
Population in Families 4,587 (89.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,016
Diversity Index2 67


Median Household Income $68,052
Average Household Income $80,024
% of Income for Mortgage4 10%
Per Capita Income $26,488
Wealth Index5 78


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,938 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,488 (76.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 188 ( 9.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 261 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $168,990
Average Home Value $173,352
Housing Affordability Index3 208


Total Households 1,677
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 1,342
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.65% 0.46%
Households 0.75% 0.53%
Families 0.56% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
Owner Occupied HU   0.53%


Sierra View, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sierra View to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 253 86th
Population Density # 1061 40th
Median Household Income # 406 77th
Housing Affordability Index # 949 54th
Per Capita Income # 1157 34th
Diversity Index # 43 98th

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