Crafton, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Crafton, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Crafton had a population of 5,961 as of July 1, 2018. Crafton 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 Crafton is located at latitude 40.4333 and longitude -80.0711 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Crafton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 876 feet.

The Borough of Crafton (GNIS ID: 1214785) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Crafton: Brodhead, Crafton Heights.

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Crafton, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,961
Population in Households 5,943
Population in Familes 4,152
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 5,217
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $51,254
Average Household Income $70,270
Per Capita Income $33,156


Total Housing Units 3,110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,337 (43.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,470 (47.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 303 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $127,437
Average Home Value $138,800


Total Households 2,807
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 1,436
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.02% -0.04%
Households 0.08% 0.0%
Families -0.13% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Crafton, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crafton to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 202 89th
Population Density # 125 93rd
Diversity Index # 542 70th
Median Household Income # 942 47th
Per Capita Income # 378 79th

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