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East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of East Pittsburgh had a population of 1,685 as of July 1, 2016. East Pittsburgh 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 East Pittsburgh is located at latitude 40.3969 and longitude -79.8382 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of East Pittsburgh (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 915 feet.

The Borough of East Pittsburgh (GNIS ID: 1214790) 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 East Pittsburgh population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,685
Population in Households 1,675
Population in Familes 1,171
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 4,346
Diversity Index2 59
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 756
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 364
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,035 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 274 (26.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 482 (46.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 279 (27.0%)
Median Home Value $45,364
Average Home Value $54,380
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $25,340
Average Household Income $35,469
Per Capita Income $16,044
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.24% -0.7%
Households -1.33% -0.67%
Families -1.58% -0.84%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
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.

East Pittsburgh, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Pittsburgh 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 # 721 59th
Population Density1 # 207 88th
Diversity Index2 # 58 97th
Median Household Income # 1744 1st
Per Capita Income # 1740 1st

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