Wheatland, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Wheatland, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Wheatland had a population of 611 as of July 1, 2018. Wheatland ranks in the upper 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 Wheatland is located at latitude 41.197 and longitude -80.4958 in Mercer County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Wheatland (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mercer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 856 feet.

The Borough of Wheatland (GNIS ID: 1215452) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wheatland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 611
Population in Households 611
Population in Familes 416
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 707
Diversity Index2 45


Median Household Income $29,261
Average Household Income $39,539
Per Capita Income $19,608


Total Housing Units 352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 196 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $49,495
Average Home Value $64,031


Total Households 303
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 153
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.41% -0.63%
Households -0.43% -0.67%
Families -0.69% -0.8%
Median Household Income   3.54%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Wheatland, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wheatland 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 # 1219 31st
Population Density # 1233 30th
Diversity Index # 155 91st
Median Household Income # 1734 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1669 5th

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