Norvelt, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Norvelt, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Norvelt Census Designated Place had a population of 1,010 as of July 1, 2018. Norvelt ranks in the lower 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 Norvelt is located at latitude 40.205 and longitude -79.497 in Westmoreland County. The formal boundaries for the Norvelt Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Westmoreland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

The Norvelt Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2633308) 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 Norvelt Census Designated Place is located within Township of Mount Pleasant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Westmoreland County.

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


Total Population 1,010
Population in Households 1,009
Population in Familes 860
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 564
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $61,315
Average Household Income $73,142
Per Capita Income $31,045


Total Housing Units 450 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 397 (88.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 ( 7.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $142,626
Average Home Value $157,494


Total Households 432
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 315
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 0.77% 0.14%
Households 0.85% 0.18%
Families 0.23% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

Norvelt, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norvelt 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 # 962 45th
Population Density # 1349 23rd
Diversity Index # 1690 4th
Median Household Income # 449 75th
Per Capita Income # 510 71st

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