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Greensburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The City of Greensburg had a population of 14,591 as of July 1, 2016. Greensburg ranks in the upper 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 Greensburg is located at latitude 40.3113 and longitude -79.5444 in Westmoreland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greensburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Westmoreland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,030 feet.

The City of Greensburg (GNIS ID: 1215700) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Greensburg 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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Greensburg, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 14,591
Population in Households 13,642
Population in Familes 9,301
Population in Group Qrtrs 949
Population Density1 3,598
Diversity Index2 22
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,737
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 3,353
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,615 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,318 (43.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,419 (44.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 878 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $129,537
Average Home Value $158,605
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,839
Average Household Income $55,366
Per Capita Income $26,865
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.33% -0.18%
Households -0.06% -0.08%
Families -0.29% -0.24%
Median Household Income   -1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.

Greensburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greensburg 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 # 47 97th
Population Density1 # 305 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 494 72nd
Median Household Income # 1371 22nd
Per Capita Income # 650 63rd

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