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Penn, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Penn had a population of 459 as of July 1, 2017. Penn 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 Penn is located at latitude 40.3292 and longitude -79.6421 in Westmoreland County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Penn (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Penn 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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Penn, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 459
Daytime Population: Workers 215
Daytime Population: Residents 222
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 437
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 459
Population in Familes 352
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,929
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $38,131
Average Household Income $44,589
Per Capita Income $18,798


Total Housing Units 203 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 93 (45.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (43.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $79,878
Average Home Value $81,989


Total Households 182
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 110
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 -0.47% -0.48%
Households -0.37% -0.44%
Families -2.58% -0.55%
Median Household Income   0.13%
Per Capita Income   1.83%

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, 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 # 1357 23rd
Population Density # 447 75th
Diversity Index # 137 92nd
Median Household Income # 1531 13th
Per Capita Income # 1690 4th

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