The City of Carbondale had a population of 8,560 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Carbondale is located at latitude 41.5714 and longitude -75.5048 in Lackawanna County. The formal boundaries for the City of Carbondale (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lackawanna County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,063 feet.
The City of Carbondale (GNIS ID: 1215315) 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 Carbondale 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||8,340|
|Population in Familes||6,359|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||220|
|Average Household Size||2.33|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,164 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,951 (46.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,624 (39.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||589 (14.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$94,246|
|Average Home Value||$121,399|
|Median Household Income||$34,728|
|Average Household Income||$44,941|
|Per Capita Income||$19,333|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-1.7%|
|Per Capita Income||0.84%|
The table below compares Carbondale 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||# 119||93rd|
|Population Density1||# 512||71st|
|Diversity Index2||# 627||64th|
|Median Household Income||# 1615||8th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1610||9th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.