Clarks Summit, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Clarks Summit had a population of 5,171 as of July 1, 2016. Clarks Summit ranks in the upper 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 Clarks Summit is located at latitude 41.4902 and longitude -75.7065 in Lackawanna County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Clarks Summit (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lackawanna County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,302 feet.

The Borough of Clarks Summit (GNIS ID: 1215317) 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 Summit 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 Summit, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,171
Population in Households 5,169
Population in Familes 4,166
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 3,262
Diversity Index2 12
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,234
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,409
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,350 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,596 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 639 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $191,166
Average Home Value $231,172
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $63,407
Average Household Income $91,673
Per Capita Income $39,510
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.12%
Households 0.13% 0.11%
Families 0.02% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.73%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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 Summit, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clarks Summit 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 # 245 86th
Population Density1 # 360 80th
Diversity Index2 # 859 51st
Median Household Income # 291 84th
Per Capita Income # 114 94th

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