The City of Carbondale had a population of 8,643 as of July 1, 2015.
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, 2015.
|Population in Households||8,421|
|Population in Familes||6,418|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||222|
|Average Household Size||2.31|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,144 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,968 (47.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,670 (40.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||506 (12.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$87,651|
|Average Home Value||$97,891|
|Median Household Income||$30,986|
|Average Household Income||$42,287|
|Per Capita Income||$17,942|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.61%|
|Per Capita Income||2.48%|
The table below compares Carbondale to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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||# 115||94th|
|Population Density1||# 508||71st|
|Diversity Index2||# 637||64th|
|Median Household Income||# 1685||5th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1653||6th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.