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The Borough of Plum had a population of 27,009 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Plum is located at latitude 40.5003 and longitude -79.7495 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Plum encompass a land area of 28.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.38 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,142 feet.
The Borough of Plum (GNIS ID: 1217440) 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.
|Total Population||27,009 (100%)|
|Population in Households||26,877 (99.5%)|
|Population in Families||22,746 (84.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||132 ( 0.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$78,717|
|Average Household Income||$95,201|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||9%|
|Per Capita Income||$38,945|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||11,555 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||8,607 (74.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,439 (21.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||509 ( 4.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$162,192|
|Average Home Value||$185,224|
|Housing Affordability Index3||219|
|Average Household Size||2.43|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.26%|
|Per Capita Income||2.18%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.03%|
The table below compares Plum to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 22||99th|
|Population Density||# 1099||38th|
|Median Household Income||# 226||87th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 1077||61st|
|Per Capita Income||# 243||86th|
|Diversity Index||# 751||57th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.