Penn, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Penn, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Penn had a population of 449 as of July 1, 2018. Penn 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 Penn is located at latitude 40.329 and longitude -79.6412 in Westmoreland County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Penn encompass a land area of 0.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Westmoreland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 978 feet.

The Borough of Penn (GNIS ID: 1215719) 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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Penn, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 449
Population in Households 449
Population in Familes 341
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,865
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $41,872
Average Household Income $48,444
Per Capita Income $20,648


Total Housing Units 203 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $82,000
Average Home Value $84,259


Total Households 178
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 106
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 -0.68% -0.59%
Households -0.6% -0.57%
Families -2.71% -0.57%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Penn, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Penn 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 # 1362 23rd
Population Density # 465 74th
Diversity Index # 139 92nd
Median Household Income # 1405 20th
Per Capita Income # 1610 9th

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