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South Heights, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of South Heights had a population of 489 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for South Heights: Ethel Landing.

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


Total Population 489
Population in Households 489
Population in Familes 398
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,496
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 226
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 148
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 241 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 164 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $128,629
Average Home Value $149,394


Median Household Income $54,946
Average Household Income $67,763
Per Capita Income $30,015
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.08%
Households 0.73% 0.18%
Families 1.13% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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.

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, 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 # 1340 24th
Population Density1 # 853 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 723 59th
Median Household Income # 579 67th
Per Capita Income # 407 77th

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