East Pittsburgh, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of East Pittsburgh had a population of 1,690 as of July 1, 2018. East Pittsburgh 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 East Pittsburgh is located at latitude 40.3956 and longitude -79.8387 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of East Pittsburgh (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 915 feet.

The Borough of East Pittsburgh (GNIS ID: 1214790) 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.

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


Total Population 1,690
Population in Households 1,681
Population in Familes 1,163
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 4,359
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $26,473
Average Household Income $37,110
Per Capita Income $16,717


Total Housing Units 1,035 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 266 (25.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 490 (47.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 279 (27.0%)
Median Home Value $47,163
Average Home Value $55,639


Total Households 756
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 362
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 -0.91% -0.68%
Households -1.01% -0.72%
Families -1.26% -0.84%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

East Pittsburgh, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Pittsburgh 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 # 718 59th
Population Density # 199 89th
Diversity Index # 65 96th
Median Household Income # 1745 1st
Per Capita Income # 1744 1st

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