Clarks Green, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Clarks Green, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Clarks Green had a population of 1,483 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Clarks Green is located at latitude 41.5009 and longitude -75.6953 in Lackawanna County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Clarks Green (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lackawanna County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,283 feet.

The Borough of Clarks Green (GNIS ID: 1215316) 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 Clarks Green population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Clarks Green, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,483
Population in Households 1,330
Population in Familes 1,169
Population in Group Qrtrs 153
Population Density1 2,780
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 597
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 444
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 622 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 514 (82.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $246,809
Average Home Value $278,210


Median Household Income $96,917
Average Household Income $114,410
Per Capita Income $40,986
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% -0.04%
Households 0.0% -0.1%
Families 0.7% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Clarks Green, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clarks Green 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 775 56th
Population Density1 # 486 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 640 64th
Median Household Income # 44 98th
Per Capita Income # 99 94th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.