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Hegins, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Hegins is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Hegins Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Schuylkill County at latitude 40.6515 and longitude -76.4977. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 830 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Hegins Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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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, 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 # 1101 38th
Population Density1 # 1518 14th
Diversity Index2 # 1106 37th
Median Household Income # 693 61st
Per Capita Income # 732 59th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 766
Population in Households 766
Population in Familes 606
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 384
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 339
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 214
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 381 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 256 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $113,961
Average Home Value $131,809
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,038
Average Household Income $57,919
Per Capita Income $25,214
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.36% -0.72%
Households -1.21% -0.72%
Families -1.17% -0.95%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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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