Sewickley Heights, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sewickley Heights, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Sewickley Heights had a population of 895 as of July 1, 2018. Sewickley Heights ranks in the lower 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 Sewickley Heights is located at latitude 40.5595 and longitude -80.1528 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Sewickley Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,194 feet.

The Borough of Sewickley Heights (GNIS ID: 1214824) 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 Sewickley Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 895
Population in Households 895
Population in Familes 804
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 122
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $182,261
Average Household Income $248,775
Per Capita Income $95,063


Total Housing Units 379 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 292 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $1,086,957
Average Home Value $1,092,808


Total Households 342
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 269
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 1.22% 0.79%
Households 1.2% 0.75%
Families 1.09% 0.73%
Median Household Income   0.01%
Per Capita Income   0.81%

Sewickley Heights, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sewickley Heights 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 # 1033 41st
Population Density # 1720 2nd
Diversity Index # 910 48th
Median Household Income # 2 100th
Per Capita Income # 2 100th

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