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Hallstead, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Susquehanna County at latitude 41.9612 and longitude -75.7432. Susquehanna County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 879 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Hallstead (see map) encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hallstead: Great Bend Village.

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Also See: Great Bend, PA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

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


Total Population 1,395
Population in Households 1,395
Population in Familes 1,073
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,341
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 617
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 373
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 348 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 270 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $87,664
Average Home Value $110,387


Median Household Income $34,924
Average Household Income $44,019
Per Capita Income $19,491
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.62% 0.69%
Households 1.8% 0.77%
Families 1.71% 0.74%
Median Household Income   4.05%
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.


Hallstead, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hallstead 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 # 810 54th
Population Density1 # 349 80th
Diversity Index2 # 1049 41st
Median Household Income # 1602 9th
Per Capita Income # 1500 15th

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