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Bakerstown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Bakerstown is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Bakerstown Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Allegheny County at latitude 40.6509 and longitude -79.9364. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,086 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Bakerstown Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Bakerstown, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,040
Population in Households 2,004
Population in Familes 1,671
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density1 935
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 848
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 556
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 911 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 584 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 264 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $276,056
Average Home Value $355,522


Median Household Income $76,614
Average Household Income $103,861
Per Capita Income $43,264
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 3.52% 0.81%
Households 3.46% 0.9%
Families 3.62% 0.81%
Median Household Income   3.42%
Per Capita Income   3.97%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Bakerstown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bakerstown to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 631 64th
Population Density1 # 1106 37th
Diversity Index2 # 987 45th
Median Household Income # 136 92nd
Per Capita Income # 69 96th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.