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Oak Hills, Pennsylvania
Location within Butler County
Location within Butler County
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Butler
Township Butler
 • Total 3.4 sq mi (8.7 km2)
 • Land 3.4 sq mi (8.7 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
1,230 ft (370 m)
 • Total 2,333
 • Density 268.9/sq mi (103.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)

Oak Hills is a census-designated place (CDP) in Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,333 at the 2010 census.


Oak Hills is located in the southern part of Butler Township at 40°49′30″N 79°55′8″W / 40.825°N 79.91889°W / 40.825; -79.91889 (40.825041, -79.918853). It is bordered to the northeast by Meadowood. The northwest boundary of the CDP follows Connoquenessing Creek. Pennsylvania Route 8 passes through the CDP, leading north 4 miles (6 km) to downtown Butler and south 29 miles (47 km) to downtown Pittsburgh.

Butler County Community College is located in Oak Hills.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.4 square miles (8.7 km2), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 2,335 people, 948 households, and 663 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 723.4 people per square mile (279.1/km²). There were 973 housing units at an average density of 301.5/sq mi (116.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.46% White, 0.47% African American (roughly 11 individuals), 0.04% Native American (roughly 1 individual), 0.43% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 0.09% from other races, and 0.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.73% of the population.

There were 948 households, out of which 33.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 individuals and the average family size was 2.98 individuals.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 25.0% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $46,078, and the median income for a family was $56,447. Males had a median income of $52,500 versus $32,083 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $22,106. About 6.3% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.3% of those under age 18 and 7.4% of those age 65 or over.

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