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Hickory, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Hickory Census Designated Place had a population of 761 as of July 1, 2016. Hickory 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 Hickory is located at latitude 40.2957 and longitude -80.3051 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Hickory Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,309 feet.

The Hickory Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584469) 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 Hickory Census Designated Place is located within Township of Mount Pleasant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hickory population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 761
Population in Households 761
Population in Familes 656
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 268
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 315
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 233
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 337 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 268 (79.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $192,213
Average Home Value $257,621


Median Household Income $72,687
Average Household Income $83,972
Per Capita Income $34,134
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.34%
Households 0.62% 0.38%
Families 0.7% 0.34%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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.

Hickory, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hickory 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 # 1106 37th
Population Density1 # 1626 8th
Diversity Index2 # 1090 38th
Median Household Income # 176 90th
Per Capita Income # 203 89th

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