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Clifton Heights, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Clifton Heights had a population of 6,759 as of July 1, 2016. Clifton Heights ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Clifton Heights is located at latitude 39.9301 and longitude -75.2958 in Delaware County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Clifton Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Delaware County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 161 feet.

The Borough of Clifton Heights (GNIS ID: 1215177) 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 Clifton 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 Clifton Heights: Clifton.

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


Total Population 6,759
Population in Households 6,758
Population in Familes 5,222
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 10,724
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 2,711
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,666
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,889 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,592 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,119 (38.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 178 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $141,817
Average Home Value $150,801


Median Household Income $43,564
Average Household Income $54,219
Per Capita Income $21,750
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.26%
Households 0.17% 0.19%
Families 0.01% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.

Clifton Heights, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clifton 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 # 170 90th
Population Density1 # 7 100th
Diversity Index2 # 175 90th
Median Household Income # 1179 33rd
Per Capita Income # 1358 23rd

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