Whitehall, PA Profile: Facts & Data

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Whitehall, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Whitehall had a population of 13,821 as of July 1, 2019. Whitehall ranks in the upper 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 Whitehall is located at latitude 40.3612 and longitude -79.9909 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Whitehall encompass a land area of 3.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,257 feet.

The Borough of Whitehall (GNIS ID: 1214840) 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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Whitehall, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Whitehall, PA Housing Affordability Index is 156
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

Whitehall, PA Wealth Index is 118
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 13,821
Population in Households 13,444
Population in Familes 10,541
Population in Group Qrtrs 377
Population Density 4,155
Diversity Index1 22
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $64,621
Average Household Income $86,127
Per Capita Income $38,158
Wealth Index3 118

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,719 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,474 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,640 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 605 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $160,636
Housing Affordability Index2 156
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,114
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 3,671
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 -0.1% -0.04%
Households -0.07% -0.01%
Families -0.26% -0.12%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Whitehall, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whitehall 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 # 53 97th
Population Density # 227 87th
Diversity Index # 563 68th
Median Household Income # 458 74th
Per Capita Income # 234 87th

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