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Leechburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Leechburg had a population of 2,090 as of July 1, 2016. Leechburg 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 Leechburg is located at latitude 40.6304 and longitude -79.6022 in Armstrong County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Leechburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Armstrong County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 794 feet.

The Borough of Leechburg (GNIS ID: 1214853) 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 Leechburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Leechburg, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,090
Population in Households 2,090
Population in Familes 1,490
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4,758
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 985
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 525
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,138 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 569 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 416 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 153 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $75,554
Average Home Value $84,490


Median Household Income $36,795
Average Household Income $48,869
Per Capita Income $23,031
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.5% -0.39%
Households -0.43% -0.33%
Families -0.63% -0.42%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Leechburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leechburg to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 619 65th
Population Density1 # 162 91st
Diversity Index2 # 885 50th
Median Household Income # 1538 13th
Per Capita Income # 1179 33rd

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