West Kittanning, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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West Kittanning, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of West Kittanning had a population of 1,169 as of July 1, 2018. West Kittanning ranks in the lower quartile for 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 West Kittanning is located at latitude 40.8127 and longitude -79.5312 in Armstrong County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of West Kittanning (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Armstrong County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,020 feet.

The Borough of West Kittanning (GNIS ID: 1214859) 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 West Kittanning: Weskit.

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West Kittanning, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,169
Population in Households 1,166
Population in Familes 885
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 2,728
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $52,636
Average Household Income $68,790
Per Capita Income $33,127


Total Housing Units 622 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 423 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 139 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $115,210
Average Home Value $138,475


Total Households 562
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 330
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 -0.06% -0.29%
Households 0.02% -0.18%
Families -0.18% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

West Kittanning, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Kittanning 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 # 898 49th
Population Density # 494 72nd
Diversity Index # 1700 4th
Median Household Income # 855 52nd
Per Capita Income # 381 78th

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