Belfast, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Belfast, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Belfast Census Designated Place had a population of 1,278 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Belfast is located at latitude 40.7821 and longitude -75.2743 in Northampton County. The formal boundaries for the Belfast Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Northampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 525 feet.

The Belfast Census Designated Place 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Belfast population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Belfast: Belleville, Bellfast, Bellville, Tria, Wards, Wardsburg.

Belfast Census Designated Place, PA Boundary Map

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Belfast, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,278
Population in Households 1,278
Population in Familes 1,096
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,131
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 507
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 380
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 532 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 426 (80.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $221,914
Average Home Value $247,235
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,164
Average Household Income $85,060
Per Capita Income $33,896
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.5%
Households 0.42% 0.51%
Families 0.2% 0.42%
Median Household Income   3.28%
Per Capita Income   2.81%
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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Belfast, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belfast to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 862 51st
Population Density1 # 1019 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 784 56th
Median Household Income # 272 85th
Per Capita Income # 214 88th

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