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New Stanton, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of New Stanton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Westmoreland County at latitude 40.2223 and longitude -79.6088. Westmoreland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 978 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of New Stanton, but most people and references simply refer to it as New Stanton, Pennsylvania.

The P1 Census Class Code for New Stanton indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of New Stanton (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Stanton: Sewickley Mills.

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


Total Population 2,200
Population in Households 2,199
Population in Familes 1,694
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 549
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 992
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 596
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 562 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 431 (38.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $168,243
Average Home Value $180,660


Median Household Income $40,787
Average Household Income $50,799
Per Capita Income $23,971
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.29% 0.13%
Households 0.6% 0.24%
Families 0.04% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.74%
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.


New Stanton, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Stanton 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 # 596 66th
Population Density1 # 1363 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 929 47th
Median Household Income # 1313 26th
Per Capita Income # 906 49th

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