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Crafton, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Crafton had a population of 6,009 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crafton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Crafton: Brodhead, Crafton Heights.

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Crafton, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,009
Daytime Population: Workers 1,471
Daytime Population: Residents 2,476
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,947
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 5,991
Population in Familes 4,221
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 5,259
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $50,120
Average Household Income $69,596
Per Capita Income $32,854


Total Housing Units 3,172 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,377 (43.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,454 (45.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 341 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $125,784
Average Home Value $137,055


Total Households 2,831
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 1,455
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 0.13% 0.14%
Households 0.21% 0.18%
Families 0.04% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   3.16%

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, 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 # 200 89th
Population Density # 122 93rd
Diversity Index # 532 70th
Median Household Income # 972 45th
Per Capita Income # 340 81st

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