Valley View, PA

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Population

2,463

2.5% growth

Median Age

42.3


Median Household Income

$62,537

9.54% growth

Poverty Rate

5.72%


Number of Employees

1,359

6.25% growth

Median Property Value

$151,900

0.729% growth

About

In 2017, Valley View, PA had a population of 2.46k people with a median age of 42.3 and a median household income of $62,537. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Valley View, PA grew from 2,403 to 2,463, a 2.5% increase and its median household income grew from $57,092 to $62,537, a 9.54% increase.

The population of Valley View, PA is 86.8% White Alone, 6.78% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.41% Black or African American Alone. 12.3% of the people in Valley View, PA speak a non-English language, and 100% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Valley View, PA are Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (118 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Valley View, PA is $151,900, and the homeownership rate is 94.5%. Most people in Valley View, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Valley View, PA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Valley View, PA employs 1.36k people. The largest industries in Valley View, PA are Manufacturing (269 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (192 people), and Educational Services (152 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($77,708), Wholesale Trade ($58,333), and Construction ($55,333).

Median household income in Valley View, PA is $62,537. Males in Valley View, PA have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,502. The income inequality in Valley View, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.469, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$62,537

2017 value

± $7,904

9.54%

1 Year Growth

± 14.8%

Households in Valley View, PA have a median annual income of $62,537, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $57,092 in 2016, which represents a 9.54% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$67,039

Average Male Salary

± $1,040

$49,502

Average Female Salary

± $757

In 2017, full-time male employees in Valley View, PA made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $61,450 ± $4,076

  2. White

    $51,412 ± $642

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $38,644 ± $21,965

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Valley View, PA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.2 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Valley View, PA is from Pennsylvania.

0.469

2017 Wage GINI

0.469

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.469 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.19% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Pennsylvania across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 105.20

  2. Census Tract 104

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Valley View, PA was Census Tract 105.20 with a value of $87,583, followed by Census Tract 104 and N/A, with respective values of $58,083 and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.72% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Valley View, PA (141 out of 2.46k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    101 ± 60

  2. Asian

    33 ± 52

  3. Black

    7 ± 51

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Valley View, PA is White, followed by Asian and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.36k

2017 Value

± 196

6.25%

1 Year growth

± 19.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Valley View, PA grew at a rate of 6.25%, from 1.28k employees to 1.36k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Valley View, PA, are Management Occupations (150 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (134 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (129 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Valley View, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Valley View, PA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (150 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (134 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (129 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Valley View, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.59 times higher than expected), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.64 times), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.59 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Valley View, PA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($70,750), Management Occupations ($68,194), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($67,361).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.36k

2017 Value

± 196

6.25%

1 Year growth

± 19.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Valley View, PA grew at a rate of 6.25%, from 1.28k employees to 1.36k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Valley View, PA, are Manufacturing (269 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (192 people), and Educational Services (152 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Valley View, PA, though some of these residents may live in Valley View, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Valley View, PA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (269 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (192 people), and Educational Services (152 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Valley View, PA has an unusually high number of Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (2.68 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.96 times), and Utilities (1.62 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Valley View, PA, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($77,708), Wholesale Trade ($58,333), and Construction ($55,333).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $83B

  2. $50.6B

  3. $49.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $83B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. with $50.6B and Pharmaceuticals and $49.7B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$618B

2015 Value

$954B

Projected 2045 Value

54.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $618B. This is expected to increase 54.4% to $954B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $61B

  2. $57.7B

  3. $33.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $61B, followed by New Jersey with $57.7B and Ohio and $33.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

94.6% of the population of Valley View, PA has health coverage, with 60.6% on employee plans, 4.67% on Medicaid, 16.2% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 1.18% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Valley View, PA was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Valley View, PA see 1232 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1228 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1481 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 559 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16%). Additionally, Clearfield County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1232 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1232 patients per year. This represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1228 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,258

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,634

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,407

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,243

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Pennsylvania (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.29%, from $8,877 to $9,258.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.36%

Uninsured

60.6%

Employer Coverage

4.67%

Medicaid

16.2%

Medicare

12%

Non-Group

1.18%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Valley View, PA declined by 21% from 6.78% to 5.36%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Valley View, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16% prevalence

  2. 13.4% prevalence

  3. 13.2% prevalence

Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, at 16%.

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Diversity

Valley View, PA is home to a population of 2.46k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.64% of Valley View, PA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Valley View, PA is composed of 2.14k White Alone residents (86.8%), 167 Hispanic or Latino residents (6.78%), 84 Black or African American Alone residents (3.41%), 43 Asian Alone residents (1.75%), 21 Two or More Races residents (0.853%), 10 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.406%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Valley View, PA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (215 speakers), Other Indic Languages (38 speakers), and Laotian (31 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 6.5

59

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 34.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Valley View, PA was 42.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 59. But people in Valley View, PA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Valley View, PA residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.64%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

5.33%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 2.64% of Valley View, PA residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Valley View, PA was 5.33%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    81,562 ± 6,989 people

  2. China

    63,036 ± 6,149 people

  3. Mexico

    54,918 ± 5,741 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Valley View, PA was India, the natal country of 81,562 Valley View, PA residents, followed by China with 63,036 and Mexico with 54,918.

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Citizenship

100%

2017 Citizenship

99.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 100% of Valley View, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Valley View, PA was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    2.14k ± 276

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    167 ± 107

  3. Black or African American Alone

    84 ± 68

In 2017, there were 12.8 times more White Alone residents (2.14k people) in Valley View, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 167 Hispanic or Latino and 84 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Valley View, PA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    215 speakers (8.75%)

  2. Other Indic Languages

    38 speakers (1.55%)

  3. Laotian

    31 speakers (1.26%)

12.3% of Valley View, PA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Valley View, PA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 8.75% of the overall population of Valley View, PA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.55% speak Other Indic Languages and 1.26% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    62 ± 42

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    50 ± 37

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    24 ± 27

Valley View, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.24 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Valley View, PA awarded 118 degrees. The student population of Valley View, PA is skewed towards men, with 617 male students and 449 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Valley View, PA are White (83 and 71.6%), followed by Black or African American (23 and 19.8%), Hispanic or Latino (3 and 2.59%), and Unknown (3 and 2.59%).

The largest universities in Valley View, PA by number of degrees awarded are Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York (118 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Valley View, PA are General Human Development & Family Studies (26 and 22%), General Business Administration & Management (23 and 19.5%), and Information Science (20 and 16.9%).

The median tuition costs in Valley View, PA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $13,174 and $20,608 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Valley View, PA was General Business Administration & Management with 22 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Valley View, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

118 degrees awarded

$13,174

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Valley View, PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York with 118 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

57

Degrees Awarded to Men

61

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 57 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Valley View, PA, which is 0.934 times less than the 61 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    83 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    23 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Valley View, PA were to White students. These 83 degrees mean that there were 3.61 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 23 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Valley View, PA was $151,900 in 2017, which is 0.698 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $150,800 to $151,900, a 0.729% increase. The homeownership rate in Valley View, PA is 94.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Valley View, PA have an average commute time of 23.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Valley View, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$62,537

Median Household Income

± $7,904

1.15k

Number of Households

± 164

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.15k households in Valley View, PA grew to $62,537 from the previous year's value of $57,092.

The following chart displays the households in Valley View, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $50k - $60k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$151,900

2017 Median

± $7,405

$150,800

2016 Median

± $8,847

In 2017, the median property value in Valley View, PA grew to to $151,900 from the previous year's value of $150,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Valley View, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Valley View, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Valley View, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Valley View, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

94.5%

2017 Homeownership

92.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 94.5% of the housing units in Valley View, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 92.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Valley View, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Valley View, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Valley View, PA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

23.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Valley View, PA have a shorter commute time (23.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.93% of the workforce in Valley View, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.7%

  2. Carpooled

    7.69%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.7%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Valley View, PA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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