Wheatland, PA Profile: Facts & Data

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Wheatland, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Wheatland had a population of 605 as of July 1, 2019. 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 41.2009 and longitude -80.4978 in Mercer County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Wheatland 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.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Wheatland, PA Housing Affordability Index is 194
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

Wheatland, PA Wealth Index is 31
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 605
Population in Households 605
Population in Familes 414
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 693
Diversity Index1 47
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,013
Average Household Income $39,881
Per Capita Income $19,908
Wealth Index3 31

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 181 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 121 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $63,272
Housing Affordability Index2 194
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 302
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 152
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 -0.47% -0.6%
Households -0.42% -0.54%
Families -0.69% -0.67%
Median Household Income   3.57%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Wheatland, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wheatland 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 # 1224 31st
Population Density # 1244 29th
Diversity Index # 156 91st
Median Household Income # 1722 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1667 5th

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