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Braddock, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Braddock had a population of 2,356 as of July 1, 2017. Braddock ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Braddock is located at latitude 40.4017 and longitude -79.8686 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Braddock (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 761 feet.

The Borough of Braddock (GNIS ID: 1214773) 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 Braddock 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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Braddock, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,356
Daytime Population: Workers 1,260
Daytime Population: Residents 1,644
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,904
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 2,166
Population in Familes 1,652
Population in Group Qrtrs 190
Population Density2 4,183
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $20,964
Average Household Income $33,240
Per Capita Income $14,580


Total Housing Units 1,197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 368 (30.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 540 (45.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 289 (24.1%)
Median Home Value $34,457
Average Home Value $47,962


Total Households 908
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 522
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 1.21% 0.79%
Households 1.36% 0.93%
Families 1.16% 0.83%
Median Household Income   0.24%
Per Capita Income   1.9%

Braddock, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Braddock 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 # 564 68th
Population Density # 231 87th
Diversity Index # 151 91st
Median Household Income # 1751 1st
Per Capita Income # 1755 0th

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