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South Heights, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of South Heights had a population of 480 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for South Heights is located at latitude 40.5751 and longitude -80.2361 in Beaver County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of South Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Beaver County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 778 feet.

The Borough of South Heights (GNIS ID: 1214891) 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 South Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for South Heights: Ethel Landing.

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South Heights, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 480
Daytime Population: Workers 77
Daytime Population: Residents 242
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 319
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 480
Population in Familes 391
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,469
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $58,126
Average Household Income $72,958
Per Capita Income $32,048


Total Housing Units 241 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 160 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $131,061
Average Home Value $152,623


Total Households 220
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 144
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 0.14% 0.0%
Households 0.25% 0.0%
Families 0.59% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

South Heights, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Heights 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 # 1339 24th
Population Density # 860 51st
Diversity Index # 723 59th
Median Household Income # 522 70th
Per Capita Income # 380 78th

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