Potter County PA Information


Potter County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,061
Population in Households 16,844
Population in Familes 13,543
Population in Group Qrtrs 217
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 8


Median Household Income $43,421
Average Household Income $58,606
Per Capita Income $24,591


Total Housing Units 13,015 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,481 (42.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,633 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,901 (45.3%)
Median Home Value $114,844
Average Home Value $151,323


Total Households 7,114
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 4,742
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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% -0.72%
Households -0.19% -0.67%
Families -0.33% -0.76%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.96%


Potter County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Potter County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents 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 # 63 7th
Population Density # 65 4th
Diversity Index # 61 10th
Median Household Income # 61 10th
Per Capita Income # 56 18th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.