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Mount Gretna Heights, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Mount Gretna Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 343 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Gretna Heights is located at latitude 40.2487 and longitude -76.4664 in Lebanon County. The formal boundaries for the Mount Gretna Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lebanon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 722 feet.

The Mount Gretna Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389512) 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 Mount Gretna Heights Census Designated Place is located within Township of West Cornwall, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lebanon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mount Gretna Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 343
Population in Households 343
Population in Familes 258
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,784
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 171
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 105
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 296 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 157 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 ( 4.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 125 (42.2%)
Median Home Value $176,136
Average Home Value $219,745


Median Household Income $51,801
Average Household Income $62,798
Per Capita Income $33,908
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.97% 0.86%
Households 0.87% 0.81%
Families 2.14% 0.75%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
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.

Mount Gretna Heights, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Gretna 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 # 1475 16th
Population Density1 # 483 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 1048 41st
Median Household Income # 766 57th
Per Capita Income # 210 88th

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