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Austin, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Austin had a population of 554 as of July 1, 2018. Austin 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 Austin is located at latitude 41.6312 and longitude -78.0914 in Potter County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Austin (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Potter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,345 feet.

The Borough of Austin (GNIS ID: 1215536) 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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Austin, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 554
Population in Households 554
Population in Familes 439
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 137
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $33,332
Average Household Income $50,861
Per Capita Income $22,647


Total Housing Units 277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 185 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $83,730
Average Home Value $122,973


Total Households 229
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 148
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 -0.17% -0.81%
Households -0.11% -0.71%
Families -0.71% -0.82%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

Austin, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Austin 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 # 1267 28th
Population Density # 1709 3rd
Diversity Index # 1685 4th
Median Household Income # 1694 4th
Per Capita Income # 1418 20th

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