Hegins, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hegins, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Hegins Census Designated Place had a population of 779 as of July 1, 2015. Hegins ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hegins is located at latitude 40.6524 and longitude -76.4875 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Hegins Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 830 feet.

The Hegins Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584467) 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 Hegins Census Designated Place is located within Township of Hegins, a minor civil division (MCD) of Schuylkill County.

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

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


Total Population 779
Population in Households 779
Population in Familes 615
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 391
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 345
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 217
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 381 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 259 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $161,538
Average Home Value $186,442


Median Household Income $54,264
Average Household Income $61,620
Per Capita Income $26,844
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.79% -0.36%
Households -0.65% -0.41%
Families -0.69% -0.47%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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.


Hegins, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hegins 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 # 1096 38th
Population Density1 # 1509 15th
Diversity Index2 # 1152 35th
Median Household Income # 636 64th
Per Capita Income # 633 64th

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