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Pleasant Gap, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Pleasant Gap Census Designated Place had a population of 3,017 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Pleasant Gap is located at latitude 40.8674 and longitude -77.7438 in Centre County. The formal boundaries for the Pleasant Gap Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Centre County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 984 feet.

The Pleasant Gap Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389684) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Pleasant Gap Census Designated Place is located within Township of Spring, a minor civil division (MCD) of Centre County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pleasant Gap 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 Pleasant Gap: Connelly Gap, Harrisonville, Horntown, Pleasant Gap Station.

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


Total Population 3,017
Population in Households 3,010
Population in Familes 2,301
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 1,856
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 1,262
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 766
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,295 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 800 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 463 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $161,492
Average Home Value $176,500


Median Household Income $48,181
Average Household Income $58,836
Per Capita Income $26,827
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.62%
Households 0.84% 0.69%
Families -0.57% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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.

Pleasant Gap, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pleasant Gap 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 # 447 75th
Population Density1 # 739 58th
Diversity Index2 # 835 53rd
Median Household Income # 942 47th
Per Capita Income # 653 63rd

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