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Heidelberg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Heidelberg had a population of 1,236 as of July 1, 2017. Heidelberg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Heidelberg is located at latitude 40.3915 and longitude -80.0922 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Heidelberg (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 823 feet.

The Borough of Heidelberg (GNIS ID: 1214801) 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 Heidelberg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,236
Daytime Population: Workers 321
Daytime Population: Residents 512
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 833
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 1,236
Population in Familes 864
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 4,361
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $42,282
Average Household Income $54,747
Per Capita Income $27,374


Total Housing Units 666 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 400 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 218 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $97,289
Average Home Value $107,188


Total Households 618
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 311
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 -0.09% -0.05%
Households 0.02% 0.03%
Families -0.18% -0.06%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Heidelberg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Heidelberg 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 # 870 51st
Population Density # 201 89th
Diversity Index # 829 54th
Median Household Income # 1335 24th
Per Capita Income # 737 58th

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