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Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Turtle Creek is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Borough of Turtle Creek.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Allegheny County at latitude 40.4059 and longitude -79.8251. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 745 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Turtle Creek (see map) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Turtle Creek: Sulfur Creek.

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Turtle Creek, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Turtle Creek 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 # 237 87th
Population Density1 # 103 94th
Diversity Index2 # 173 90th
Median Household Income # 1555 12th
Per Capita Income # 1360 23rd

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 5,385
Population in Households 5,271
Population in Familes 3,806
Population in Group Qrtrs 114
Population Density1 5,554
Diversity Index2 39
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,501
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 1,317
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,927 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 971 (33.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,530 (52.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 426 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $83,171
Average Home Value $90,448
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,986
Average Household Income $44,473
Per Capita Income $20,772
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.16% 0.19%
Households 0.31% 0.25%
Families 0.0% 0.06%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   3.49%
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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