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Port Vue, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Port Vue is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Allegheny County at latitude 40.3379 and longitude -79.8741. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,079 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Port Vue, but most people and references simply refer to it as Port Vue, Pennsylvania.

The P1 Census Class Code for Port Vue indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Port Vue: Portvue.

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


Total Population 3,668
Population in Households 3,668
Population in Familes 2,833
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,229
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 1,655
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,011
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,836 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,270 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 385 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $82,639
Average Home Value $89,626


Median Household Income $39,030
Average Household Income $51,210
Per Capita Income $23,106
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.82% -0.43%
Households -0.55% -0.32%
Families -0.78% -0.46%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   3.31%
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.


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, 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 # 376 79th
Population Density1 # 366 79th
Diversity Index2 # 1083 39th
Median Household Income # 1410 20th
Per Capita Income # 1037 41st

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