West Fairview, PA Profile: Facts & Data

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West Fairview, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of West Fairview (historical) had a population of 1,281 as of July 1, 2019. West Fairview 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 West Fairview is located at latitude 40.2751 and longitude -76.9155 in Cumberland County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of West Fairview (historical) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 331 feet.

The Borough of West Fairview (historical) (GNIS ID: 2390470) 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 Borough of West Fairview (historical) is located within Township of East Pennsboro, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cumberland County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Fairview: Fairview.

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West Fairview, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

West Fairview, PA Housing Affordability Index is 188
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

West Fairview, PA Wealth Index is 52
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 1,281
Population in Households 1,281
Population in Familes 954
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 3,977
Diversity Index1 30
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,001
Average Household Income $62,607
Per Capita Income $26,092
Wealth Index3 52

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 598 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 282 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 255 (42.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $121,897
Housing Affordability Index2 188
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 537
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 317
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 -0.01% 0.2%
Households -0.12% 0.11%
Families -0.24% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

West Fairview, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Fairview 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 # 849 52nd
Population Density # 252 86th
Diversity Index # 356 80th
Median Household Income # 1099 38th
Per Capita Income # 1121 36th

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