Carnegie, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Carnegie, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Carnegie had a population of 7,982 as of July 1, 2016. Carnegie 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 Carnegie is located at latitude 40.408 and longitude -80.086 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Carnegie (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 774 feet.

The Borough of Carnegie (GNIS ID: 1214778) 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 Carnegie population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Carnegie: Chartiers, Mansfield, Mansfield Valley, Rich Valley.

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Carnegie, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,982
Population in Households 7,966
Population in Familes 5,435
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 4,933
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 3,943
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 1,966
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,403 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,953 (44.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,990 (45.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 460 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $114,852
Average Home Value $126,895


Median Household Income $44,147
Average Household Income $63,226
Per Capita Income $31,267
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.02% 0.07%
Households 0.18% 0.17%
Families -0.06% 0.02%
Median Household Income   0.32%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.

Carnegie, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carnegie to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 137 92nd
Population Density1 # 144 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 334 81st
Median Household Income # 1152 35th
Per Capita Income # 331 81st

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