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Orchard Hills, Pennsylvania
Florida Avenue at Pennsylvania Route 56
Florida Avenue at Pennsylvania Route 56
Location within Armstrong County
Location within Armstrong County
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Armstrong
Township Kiskiminetas
 • Total 3.9 sq mi (10 km2)
 • Land 3.9 sq mi (10 km2)
 • Total 1,952
 • Density 501/sq mi (193.2/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)

Orchard Hills is a census-designated place (CDP) in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,952 at the 2010 census.


Orchard Hills is located at 40°35′7″N 79°32′47″W / 40.58528°N 79.54639°W / 40.58528; -79.54639 (40.585377, -79.546323).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.9 square miles (10 km2), of which, 3.9 square miles (10 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.51%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 2,152 people, 837 households, and 621 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 549.0 people per square mile (212.0/km²). There were 901 housing units at an average density of 229.9/sq mi (88.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.19% White, 0.51% African American, 0.46% Asian, 0.23% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.70% of the population.

There were 837 households, out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.1% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the CDP the population was spread out, with 23.4% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $30,403, and the median income for a family was $36,000. Males had a median income of $31,406 versus $21,553 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,105. About 16.0% of families and 17.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.8% of those under age 18 and 8.0% of those age 65 or over.

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