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Heilwood, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Heilwood Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Indiana County at latitude 40.6377 and longitude -78.8609. Indiana County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,752 feet.

The formal official name is the Heilwood Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Heilwood, Pennsylvania.

The U5 Census Class Code for Heilwood indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Heilwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Heilwood: Possum Glory.

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Heilwood, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 722
Population in Households 721
Population in Familes 578
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 190
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 301
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 200
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 325 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 248 (76.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $87,156
Average Home Value $107,157


Median Household Income $44,346
Average Household Income $51,742
Per Capita Income $21,468
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.36% 0.06%
Households 0.72% 0.2%
Families 0.48% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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.


Heilwood, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Heilwood to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1147 35th
Population Density1 # 1680 5th
Diversity Index2 # 1689 4th
Median Household Income # 1102 38th
Per Capita Income # 1276 28th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.