McKees Rocks, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of McKees Rocks had a population of 6,134 as of July 1, 2016. McKees Rocks 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 McKees Rocks is located at latitude 40.469 and longitude -80.0633 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of McKees Rocks (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 732 feet.

The Borough of McKees Rocks (GNIS ID: 1214808) 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 McKees Rocks 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 McKees Rocks: Chartiers.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 6,134
Population in Households 5,993
Population in Familes 4,148
Population in Group Qrtrs 141
Population Density1 5,806
Diversity Index2 53
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,791
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 1,416
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,423 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,062 (31.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,729 (50.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 632 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $55,467
Average Home Value $63,960
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,174
Average Household Income $38,146
Per Capita Income $17,861
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% 0.07%
Households 0.23% 0.21%
Families 0.01% 0.07%
Median Household Income   0.05%
Per Capita Income   0.78%
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.

McKees Rocks, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McKees Rocks 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 # 198 89th
Population Density1 # 96 95th
Diversity Index2 # 96 95th
Median Household Income # 1741 1st
Per Capita Income # 1699 4th

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