Harleigh, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Harleigh, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Harleigh Census Designated Place had a population of 1,289 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Harleigh is located at latitude 40.9862 and longitude -75.9703 in Luzerne County. The formal boundaries for the Harleigh Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Luzerne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,535 feet.

The Harleigh Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2630013) 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 Harleigh Census Designated Place is located within Township of Hazle, a minor civil division (MCD) of Luzerne County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Harleigh 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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Harleigh, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,289
Population in Households 1,286
Population in Familes 1,072
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 2,263
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 527
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 368
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 533 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 451 (84.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 1.1%)
Median Home Value $160,764
Average Home Value $198,218


Median Household Income $41,609
Average Household Income $57,314
Per Capita Income $23,944
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.51% 1.29%
Households 2.6% 1.22%
Families 1.91% 1.17%
Median Household Income   0.46%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Harleigh, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harleigh 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 # 853 52nd
Population Density1 # 613 65th
Diversity Index2 # 566 68th
Median Household Income # 1270 28th
Per Capita Income # 1036 41st

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