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Ben Avon Heights, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Ben Avon Heights had a population of 383 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Ben Avon Heights is located at latitude 40.5125 and longitude -80.0731 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Ben Avon Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,161 feet.

The Borough of Ben Avon Heights (GNIS ID: 1214769) 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 Ben Avon Heights 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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Ben Avon Heights, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 383
Daytime Population: Workers 102
Daytime Population: Residents 196
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 298
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 383
Population in Familes 344
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,209
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $163,328
Average Household Income $239,875
Per Capita Income $85,804


Total Housing Units 140 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 136 (97.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1 ( 0.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 2.1%)
Median Home Value $359,184
Average Home Value $368,566


Total Households 137
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 106
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 0.44% 0.47%
Households 0.51% 0.43%
Families 0.4% 0.37%
Median Household Income   0.5%
Per Capita Income   1.42%

Ben Avon Heights, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ben Avon Heights 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 # 1430 19th
Population Density # 633 64th
Diversity Index # 1185 33rd
Median Household Income # 6 100th
Per Capita Income # 5 100th

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