The Borough of Jim Thorpe had a population of 4,754 as of July 1, 2016. Jim Thorpe ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Jim Thorpe is located at latitude 40.8595 and longitude -75.77 in Carbon County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Jim Thorpe (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.32 sq. miles. Carbon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 728 feet.
The Borough of Jim Thorpe (GNIS ID: 1215045) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jim Thorpe population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Jim Thorpe: East Mauch Chunk, Machk Tschunk, Macht Tschunk, Mauch Chunk.
|Population in Households||4,750|
|Population in Familes||3,774|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||4|
|Average Household Size||2.41|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,295 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,445 (63.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||524 (22.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||326 (14.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$150,096|
|Average Home Value||$160,156|
|Median Household Income||$51,469|
|Average Household Income||$66,328|
|Per Capita Income||$27,490|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.22%|
|Per Capita Income||1.18%|
The table below compares Jim Thorpe to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 273||85th|
|Population Density1||# 1575||11th|
|Diversity Index2||# 778||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 786||55th|
|Per Capita Income||# 604||66th|
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