Hilldale, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hilldale, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Hilldale Census Designated Place had a population of 1,203 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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


Total Population 1,203
Population in Households 1,203
Population in Familes 1,012
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,411
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 529
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 375
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 557 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 435 (78.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 94 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $184,046
Average Home Value $258,295


Median Household Income $77,737
Average Household Income $81,568
Per Capita Income $35,778
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.56% -0.37%
Households -0.45% -0.3%
Families -1.07% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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.

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, 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 # 886 50th
Population Density1 # 885 50th
Diversity Index2 # 862 51st
Median Household Income # 128 93rd
Per Capita Income # 171 90th

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