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Avalon, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Avalon had a population of 4,648 as of July 1, 2017. Avalon 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 Avalon is located at latitude 40.5012 and longitude -80.0685 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Avalon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 958 feet.

The Borough of Avalon (GNIS ID: 1214764) 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 Avalon 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 Avalon: Birmingham, Myler, West Bellevue.

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


Total Population 4,648
Daytime Population: Workers 782
Daytime Population: Residents 2,147
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,929
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 4,565
Population in Familes 2,871
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density2 7,537
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $38,715
Average Household Income $47,541
Per Capita Income $24,960


Total Housing Units 2,749 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,097 (39.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,305 (47.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 347 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $86,517
Average Home Value $103,122


Total Households 2,402
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 1,046
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 -0.17% -0.09%
Households -0.05% 0.02%
Families -0.27% -0.15%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Avalon, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Avalon 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 # 285 84th
Population Density # 36 98th
Diversity Index # 371 79th
Median Household Income # 1510 14th
Per Capita Income # 1035 41st

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