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Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Turtle Creek had a population of 5,239 as of July 1, 2019. Turtle Creek 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 Turtle Creek is located at latitude 40.4059 and longitude -79.8251 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Turtle Creek encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 745 feet.

The Borough of Turtle Creek (GNIS ID: 1214831) 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 Turtle Creek: Sulfur Creek.

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Turtle Creek, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Turtle Creek, PA Housing Affordability Index is 197
State of Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Turtle Creek, PA Wealth Index is 34
State of Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 5,239
Population in Households 5,126
Population in Familes 3,668
Population in Group Qrtrs 113
Population Density 5,405
Diversity Index1 40
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,024
Average Household Income $48,110
Per Capita Income $22,313
Wealth Index3 34

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,855 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 930 (32.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,496 (52.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 429 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $75,592
Housing Affordability Index2 197
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,426
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 1,267
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.22% -0.13%
Households -0.19% -0.09%
Families -0.42% -0.24%
Median Household Income   4.7%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

Turtle Creek, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Turtle Creek to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 246 86th
Population Density # 110 94th
Diversity Index # 205 88th
Median Household Income # 1546 12th
Per Capita Income # 1520 14th

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