Carbon County PA Information

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Carbon County Subdivisions

Carbon County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 65,126
Population in Households 64,427
Population in Familes 51,789
Population in Group Qrtrs 699
Population Density1 171
Diversity Index2 18
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 26,494
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 17,766
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 34,535 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,968 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,526 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,041 (23.3%)
Median Home Value $161,161
Average Home Value $191,034
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,564
Average Household Income $61,932
Per Capita Income $25,430
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% -0.04%
Households -0.11% -0.09%
Families -0.24% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Carbon County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carbon County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 40 42nd
Population Density1 # 32 54th
Diversity Index2 # 31 55th
Median Household Income # 26 63rd
Per Capita Income # 30 57th

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