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Pleasant Gap, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Pleasant Gap Census Designated Place had a population of 3,092 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Pleasant Gap is located at latitude 40.8681 and longitude -77.7467 in Centre County. The formal boundaries for the Pleasant Gap Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Centre County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 984 feet.

The Pleasant Gap Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389684) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Pleasant Gap Census Designated Place is located within Township of Spring, a minor civil division (MCD) of Centre County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pleasant Gap: Connelly Gap, Harrisonville, Horntown, Pleasant Gap Station.

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Pleasant Gap, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,092
Population in Households 3,086
Population in Familes 2,331
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 1,902
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $52,879
Average Household Income $62,899
Per Capita Income $28,343


Total Housing Units 1,299 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 924 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 351 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 1.9%)
Median Home Value $166,290
Average Home Value $182,927


Total Households 1,274
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 767
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 0.87% 0.92%
Households 0.75% 0.85%
Families -0.42% 0.72%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Pleasant Gap, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pleasant Gap 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 # 442 75th
Population Density # 719 59th
Diversity Index # 854 51st
Median Household Income # 849 52nd
Per Capita Income # 712 60th

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