The Borough of Plum had a population of 27,337 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Plum is located at latitude 40.5019 and longitude -79.7482 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Plum (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.38 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,142 feet.
The Borough of Plum 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 Plum population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||27,201|
|Population in Familes||23,066|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||136|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||11,635 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||8,553 (73.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,586 (22.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||496 ( 4.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$186,776|
|Average Home Value||$213,557|
|Median Household Income||$67,886|
|Average Household Income||$78,866|
|Per Capita Income||$32,163|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.75%|
|Per Capita Income||2.55%|
The table below compares Plum to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.
|Total Population||# 21||99th|
|Population Density1||# 1097||38th|
|Diversity Index2||# 694||61st|
|Median Household Income||# 237||87th|
|Per Capita Income||# 281||84th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.