Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania

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Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania

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High Points

Jefferson Hills strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 7% Jefferson Hills Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 11% Jefferson Hills People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 11% Jefferson Hills Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 12% Jefferson Hills College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 14% Jefferson Hills Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 16% Jefferson Hills Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania

Comparing Jefferson Hills to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Senior Citizens 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 7 9
Female Share of the Population 6 5
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Racial Diversity 3 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
Median Family Income 8 10
College Educated Adults 7 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Working at Home 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 5
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Housing Recently Built 6 10
People Living Alone 5 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 2
Affordability of Rents 3 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3

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Jefferson Hills Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 11 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15025
Phone Area Codes 412
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.29
Longitude -79.91

Jefferson Hills Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Station DONORA 1 SW
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Station SALINA 3 W
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 33 to 61 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
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Jefferson Hills Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 9,666 100%
Male 4,623 47.8%
Female 5,043 52.2%
Under 18 2,320 24%
18+ 7,346 76%
65+ 1,622 16.8%
Median Age 40.9
Average Family Size 3.04
White 9,353 96.8%
African-American 127 1.3%
Asian 105 1.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 16 0.2%
Other 14 0.1%
Mixed Race 51 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 67 0.7%

Estimated Jefferson Hills Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 9,642
Growth -24
Growth % -0.2%

Jefferson Hills Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 23.1%
Italian 19.1%
Irish 10.9%
Polish 8.3%
English 7.9%
Slovak 6.9%
US/American 4.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Croatian 1.7%
Hungarian 1.6%
Scottish 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Ukrainian 1%
Welsh 0.8%
Slavic 0.8%
Dutch 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
British 0.5%
Slovene 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Serbian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
European 0.4%
Greek 0.3%
Iranian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Jefferson Hills, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Floreffe (15025)
Large (15025)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Jefferson Hills 9,666 $60,767
Clairton 8,491 $31,539
Elizabeth 1,609 $36,607
Glassport 4,993 $37,364
Pleasant Hills 8,397 $60,752
Port Vue 4,228 $37,318
West Elizabeth 565 $32,500

Jefferson Hills Public Libraries

Jefferson Hills Public Library
Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania
(412) 655-7741

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Serves 1,042 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.2

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