Penn Hills, Pennsylvania

Penn Hills: A borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. It is located in the southeastern part of the county, in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. Penn Hills is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Penn Hills Historical Society and the Penn Hills Community Center.


Penn Hills is a city located in the county of Allegheny in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 42,329 and a population density of 2,193 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 40,517 inhabitants.

The city was created 174 years ago in 1849.

Penn Hills locator map
Location of Penn Hills on Pennsylvania map.

Quick Facts about Penn Hills

Population : 40,517 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Allegheny County
Postal code : 15147, 15235
Area : 19.3 km2
Altitude : 942 feet / 287 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1850 (174 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 04:03:28 (29th May 2024)
Density : 2,099 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.47% (2010-2020)
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Penn Hills is located at 40°30'4"N 79°50'21"W (40.5011800, -79.8392200).

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According to census records, the population of Penn Hills decreased by 4.47% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 42,329 - census
2011 42,414 0.2% estimation process
2012 42,398 -0.04% estimation process
2013 42,356 -0.1% estimation process
2014 42,193 -0.39% estimation process
2015 41,877 -0.75% estimation process
2016 41,573 -0.73% estimation process
2017 41,250 -0.78% estimation process
2018 41,008 -0.59% estimation process
2019 40,807 -0.49% estimation process
2020 40,517 -0.72% estimation process

People born in Penn Hills (5)

People born in Penn Hills, including basketball player and coach George Karl, politician Phyllis Kernick, basketball coach Scott Edgar, .


  • Tom Tumulty (American football player) he was born in 11/02/1973
  • Dion Bentley (American long jumper) he was born in 26/08/1971

Schools in Penn Hills

College & universities near Penn Hills, PA

Code Name City ZIP
213622 UPMC St. Margaret School of Nursing Pittsburgh (PA) 15238-3250
461218 Institute of Medical Careers Pittsburgh (PA) 15235-3718
215628 Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary Pittsburgh (PA) 15208-2594
215424 Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Pittsburgh (PA) 15206-2596
215390 Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc Pittsburgh (PA) 15206-3706

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Penn Hills, PA

Code Name Address Type
PGH Union Station 1100 Liberty Avenue RAIL
GNB Greensburg Harrison Ave. and Seton Hill Dr. RAIL
LAB Latrobe station 329 McKinley Ave RAIL
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL
JST Johnstown 47 Walnut Street RAIL

Post offices near Penn Hills

Post Office Name City ZIP
Verona Post Office Verona (PA) 15147
Oakmon Post Office Oakmont (PA) 15139
Blawnox Post Office Pittsburgh (PA) 15238
Penn Hill Post Office Pittsburgh (PA) 15235
Cheswick Post Office Cheswick (PA) 15024

Other cities in Allegheny County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Allegheny County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Pittsburgh 299,226 The second most populous city in Pennsylvania and the center of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.
Municipality of Bethel Park 32,345 Home rule municipality of Pennsylvania
Bethel Park 32,118 Home rule municipality of Pennsylvania
Mount Lebanon 31,418 Municipality in Pennsylvania
Monroeville 28,176 City in Alabama, United States
Plum 26,993 Borough of Pennsylvania
Moon 25,204 Township in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Unity 21,600 Township in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Upper Saint Clair 19,896 Home rule municipality in Allegheny County
West Mifflin 19,588 Borough of Pennsylvania
McKeesport 18,927 City in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States
Wilkinsburg 15,186 Borough of Pennsylvania
Franklin Park 14,883 Borough of Pennsylvania
Cecil 13,220 Township in Washington County, Pennsylvania
Elizabeth 11,494 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
Jefferson Hills 11,136 Borough of Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Penn Hills distances to largest Pennsylvania cities