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Muir, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Muir Census Designated Place had a population of 502 as of July 1, 2017. Muir ranks in the lower 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 Muir is located at latitude 40.5943 and longitude -76.5187 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Muir Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 850 feet.

The Muir Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2634248) 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 Muir Census Designated Place is located within Township of Porter, a minor civil division (MCD) of Schuylkill County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Muir population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Muir, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 502
Daytime Population: Workers 411
Daytime Population: Residents 257
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 668
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.33
Population in Households 501
Population in Familes 411
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,011
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $52,326
Average Household Income $68,761
Per Capita Income $28,231


Total Housing Units 216 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 174 (80.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $109,574
Average Home Value $133,764


Total Households 202
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 143
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.49% 0.47%
Households 1.45% 0.49%
Families 0.29% 0.42%
Median Household Income   3.13%
Per Capita Income   3.62%

Muir, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Muir to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1318 25th
Population Density # 1068 39th
Diversity Index # 1576 11th
Median Household Income # 832 53rd
Per Capita Income # 653 63rd

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