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Arnold, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The City of Arnold had a population of 5,282 as of July 1, 2017. Arnold ranks in the upper 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 Arnold is located at latitude 40.5789 and longitude -79.7653 in Westmoreland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Arnold (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Westmoreland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 794 feet.

The City of Arnold (GNIS ID: 1215691) 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.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Arnold: Arnola.

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


Total Population 5,282
Daytime Population: Workers 1,032
Daytime Population: Residents 3,304
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,336
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 5,191
Population in Familes 3,727
Population in Group Qrtrs 91
Population Density2 7,216
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $27,314
Average Household Income $39,787
Per Capita Income $17,749


Total Housing Units 2,885 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,149 (39.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,177 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 559 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $67,083
Average Home Value $93,168


Total Households 2,326
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,255
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 0.33% 0.0%
Households 0.22% -0.04%
Families 0.12% -0.13%
Median Household Income   0.44%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Arnold, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arnold 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 # 246 86th
Population Density # 49 97th
Diversity Index # 127 93rd
Median Household Income # 1738 1st
Per Capita Income # 1722 2nd

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