Hilldale, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hilldale, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Hilldale Census Designated Place had a population of 1,242 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Hilldale is located at latitude 41.2869 and longitude -75.8356 in Luzerne County. The formal boundaries for the Hilldale Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Luzerne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 597 feet.

The Hilldale Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628697) 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 Hilldale Census Designated Place is located within Township of Plains, a minor civil division (MCD) of Luzerne County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hilldale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Hilldale, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,242
Daytime Population: Workers 388
Daytime Population: Residents 708
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,096
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 1,242
Population in Familes 1,043
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,456
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $79,624
Average Household Income $85,469
Per Capita Income $37,269


Total Housing Units 557 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 447 (80.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 96 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $185,781
Average Home Value $257,047


Total Households 543
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 385
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.04% -0.08%
Households -0.03% -0.15%
Families -0.56% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Hilldale, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hilldale to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 867 51st
Population Density # 865 51st
Diversity Index # 836 53rd
Median Household Income # 141 92nd
Per Capita Income # 174 90th

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