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Plum, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

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.

Borough of Plum, PA Boundary Map

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Plum, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 27,337
Population in Households 27,201
Population in Familes 23,066
Population in Group Qrtrs 136
Population Density1 956
Diversity Index2 15
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,139
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 7,846
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

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
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $67,886
Average Household Income $78,866
Per Capita Income $32,163
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.19%
Households 0.44% 0.32%
Families 0.24% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.55%
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.

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Plum, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
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.