Port Vue, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Port Vue, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Port Vue had a population of 3,623 as of July 1, 2015. Port Vue 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 Port Vue is located at latitude 40.3379 and longitude -79.8741 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Port Vue (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,079 feet.

The Borough of Port Vue (GNIS ID: 1214820) 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 Port Vue population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Port Vue: Portvue.

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


Total Population 3,623
Population in Households 3,623
Population in Familes 2,789
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,190
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 1,636
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 997
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,836 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,249 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 387 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 200 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $87,867
Average Home Value $96,117


Median Household Income $38,946
Average Household Income $50,267
Per Capita Income $22,698
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.89% -0.51%
Households -0.66% -0.39%
Families -0.89% -0.53%
Median Household Income   3.36%
Per Capita Income   2.78%
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.

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Port Vue, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Vue 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 # 381 78th
Population Density1 # 382 78th
Diversity Index2 # 1075 39th
Median Household Income # 1422 19th
Per Capita Income # 1156 35th

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