The Borough of Blakely had a population of 6,536 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Blakely is located at latitude 41.4859 and longitude -75.6013 in Lackawanna County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Blakely (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lackawanna County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 801 feet.
The Borough of Blakely (GNIS ID: 1215314) 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 Blakely population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||6,246|
|Population in Familes||4,891|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||290|
|Average Household Size||2.24|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,032 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,917 (63.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||873 (28.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||242 ( 8.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$151,685|
|Average Home Value||$180,269|
|Median Household Income||$40,493|
|Average Household Income||$54,104|
|Per Capita Income||$24,069|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.51%|
|Per Capita Income||1.77%|
The table below compares Blakely 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||# 177||90th|
|Population Density1||# 783||56th|
|Diversity Index2||# 763||57th|
|Median Household Income||# 1326||25th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1012||43rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.