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Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Jefferson Hills had a population of 11,439 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Jefferson Hills is located at latitude 40.2912 and longitude -79.932 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Jefferson Hills encompass a land area of 16.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,033 feet.

The Borough of Jefferson Hills (GNIS ID: 1217396) 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 Jefferson Hills: Jefferson.

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


Total Population 11,439
Population in Households 11,321
Population in Familes 9,429
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density2 692
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $84,917
Average Household Income $112,300
Per Capita Income $45,679


Total Housing Units 4,822 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,520 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,112 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 190 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $202,410
Average Home Value $245,526


Total Households 4,632
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 3,199
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 0.9% 0.5%
Households 0.94% 0.56%
Families 0.86% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Jefferson Hills, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson Hills 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 # 74 96th
Population Density # 1251 29th
Diversity Index # 859 52nd
Median Household Income # 112 94th
Per Capita Income # 89 95th

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