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Hickory, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Hickory Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Washington County at latitude 40.2957 and longitude -80.3051. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,309 feet.

The formal official name is the Hickory Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hickory, Pennsylvania.

The U5 Census Class Code for Hickory indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Hickory Census Designated Place, PA Boundary Map


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

POPULATION

Total Population 749
Population in Households 749
Population in Familes 647
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 263
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 311
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 230
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 332 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 265 (79.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $258,654
Average Home Value $380,000
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,323
Average Household Income $83,866
Per Capita Income $33,992
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.28% 0.16%
Households 0.62% 0.26%
Families 0.73% 0.26%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   4.5%
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 1,764 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 # 1124 36th
Population Density1 # 1625 8th
Diversity Index2 # 1078 40th
Median Household Income # 224 87th
Per Capita Income # 182 90th

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