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Glenshaw, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Glenshaw Census Designated Place had a population of 8,980 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Glenshaw is located at latitude 40.5392 and longitude -79.9736 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Glenshaw Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,093 feet.

The Glenshaw Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2631270) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Glenshaw Census Designated Place is located within Township of Shaler, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegheny County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Glenshaw 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 Glenshaw: Shaw's Mills.

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


Total Population 8,980
Daytime Population: Workers 1,490
Daytime Population: Residents 4,416
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,906
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 8,968
Population in Familes 7,674
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 2,892
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $75,314
Average Household Income $89,358
Per Capita Income $37,030


Total Housing Units 3,857 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,333 (86.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 362 ( 9.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 162 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $161,114
Average Home Value $171,272


Total Households 3,695
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 2,638
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 0.0% 0.06%
Households 0.09% 0.1%
Families -0.18% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Glenshaw, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glenshaw 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 # 109 94th
Population Density # 457 74th
Diversity Index # 1223 31st
Median Household Income # 180 90th
Per Capita Income # 179 90th

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