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White Oak, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of White Oak had a population of 7,692 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for White Oak is located at latitude 40.3388 and longitude -79.7961 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of White Oak (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 820 feet.

The Borough of White Oak (GNIS ID: 1214841) 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 White Oak population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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White Oak, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,692
Daytime Population: Workers 1,967
Daytime Population: Residents 3,922
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,889
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 7,483
Population in Familes 5,717
Population in Group Qrtrs 209
Population Density2 1,162
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $52,812
Average Household Income $66,692
Per Capita Income $31,428


Total Housing Units 3,899 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,544 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,012 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 343 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $107,239
Average Home Value $118,976


Total Households 3,556
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 2,092
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.3% -0.2%
Households -0.21% -0.11%
Families -0.37% -0.2%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

White Oak, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares White Oak to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 146 92nd
Population Density # 986 44th
Diversity Index # 673 62nd
Median Household Income # 806 54th
Per Capita Income # 419 76th

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