Hostetter, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hostetter, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Hostetter Census Designated Place had a population of 730 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Hostetter, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 730
Daytime Population: Workers 46
Daytime Population: Residents 478
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 524
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 723
Population in Familes 599
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 1,004
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $56,452
Average Household Income $72,933
Per Capita Income $30,304


Total Housing Units 319 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 237 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $147,872
Average Home Value $209,216


Total Households 298
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 201
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.19% -0.16%
Households -0.05% -0.2%
Families -0.2% -0.3%
Median Household Income   4.88%
Per Capita Income   4.08%

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, 2017 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 Density # 1073 39th
Diversity Index # 1367 22nd
Median Household Income # 597 66th
Per Capita Income # 497 72nd

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