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Ben Avon Heights is a borough in Allegheny County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The community name is Scottish for "hill by the waters"
The latitude of Ben Avon Heights is 40.513N. The longitude is -80.073W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,155 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 378.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ben Avon Heights demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allegheny County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Pittsburgh area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 15202 ZIP code.
17% of Ben Avon Heights residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ben Avon Heights ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ben Avon Heights was $44,191, compared with $21,587 nationally.
74% of Ben Avon Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Allegheny County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ben Avon Heights political report.
The average commute time for Ben Avon Heights workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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