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Scottdale, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Scottdale had a population of 4,487 as of July 1, 2015. Scottdale 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 Scottdale is located at latitude 40.1034 and longitude -79.5899 in Westmoreland County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Scottdale (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Westmoreland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,040 feet.

The Borough of Scottdale 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 Scottdale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Scottdale: Fountain Mills.

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Scottdale, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,487
Population in Households 4,483
Population in Familes 3,493
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 3,876
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,017
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,216
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,313 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 704 (31.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 198 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $108,664
Average Home Value $121,478
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,789
Average Household Income $52,529
Per Capita Income $23,618
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.22%
Households 0.62% 0.28%
Families 0.38% 0.13%
Median Household Income   3.37%
Per Capita Income   2.65%
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.

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Scottdale, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scottdale to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 296 83rd
Population Density1 # 266 85th
Diversity Index2 # 1204 31st
Median Household Income # 1432 19th
Per Capita Income # 1011 43rd

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