Belfast, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Belfast, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Belfast Census Designated Place had a population of 1,297 as of July 1, 2016.

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 (GNIS ID: 2389193) 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 Belfast Census Designated Place is located within Township of Plainfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Northampton County.

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, 2016.

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

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Belfast Census Designated Place, PA Boundary Map

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


Total Population 1,297
Population in Households 1,297
Population in Familes 1,112
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,147
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 508
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 381
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 534 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 427 (80.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $247,222
Average Home Value $289,871


Median Household Income $62,594
Average Household Income $81,037
Per Capita Income $31,945
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.59%
Households 0.38% 0.51%
Families 0.21% 0.42%
Median Household Income   3.7%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
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.

Belfast, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belfast 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 # 849 52nd
Population Density1 # 1007 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 807 54th
Median Household Income # 300 83rd
Per Capita Income # 295 83rd

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