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West Middlesex, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

West Middlesex is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Borough of West Middlesex.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Mercer County at latitude 41.1742 and longitude -80.4534. Mercer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 863 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of West Middlesex (see map) encompass a land area of 0.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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West Middlesex, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Middlesex 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 # 1135 36th
Population Density1 # 1143 35th
Diversity Index2 # 1146 34th
Median Household Income # 818 54th
Per Capita Income # 545 69th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 740
Population in Households 740
Population in Familes 598
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 875
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 319
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 209
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 391 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 230 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $97,196
Average Home Value $122,174
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,315
Average Household Income $62,774
Per Capita Income $27,061
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -3.55% -2.14%
Households -3.31% -2.02%
Families -3.58% -2.2%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   3.33%
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.

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