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Monroeville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Monroeville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Municipality of Monroeville.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Allegheny County at latitude 40.4212 and longitude -79.7881. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,204 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Municipality of Monroeville (see map) encompass a land area of 19.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Monroeville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 28,142
Population in Households 27,615
Population in Familes 21,677
Population in Group Qrtrs 527
Population Density1 1,426
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 12,658
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 7,696
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,585 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,316 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,342 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 927 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $174,404
Average Home Value $211,117


Median Household Income $59,097
Average Household Income $76,027
Per Capita Income $34,301
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.2% -0.03%
Households 0.09% 0.09%
Families -0.17% -0.06%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   3.15%
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.


Monroeville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroeville to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 19 99th
Population Density1 # 881 50th
Diversity Index2 # 169 90th
Median Household Income # 385 78th
Per Capita Income # 172 90th

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