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Hostetter, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Hostetter Census Designated Place had a population of 731 as of July 1, 2016. Hostetter ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hostetter is located at latitude 40.264 and longitude -79.3978 in Westmoreland County. The formal boundaries for the Hostetter Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Westmoreland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,158 feet.

The Hostetter Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2630016) 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 Hostetter Census Designated Place is located within Township of Unity, a minor civil division (MCD) of Westmoreland County.

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


Total Population 731
Population in Households 724
Population in Familes 601
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 1,005
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 299
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 202
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 322 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 238 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $136,628
Average Home Value $202,532


Median Household Income $53,850
Average Household Income $68,870
Per Capita Income $28,973
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.05%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -0.16% -0.1%
Median Household Income   0.02%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.

Hostetter, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hostetter 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 # 1134 36th
Population Density1 # 1071 39th
Diversity Index2 # 1383 21st
Median Household Income # 632 64th
Per Capita Income # 484 73rd

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