The Borough of Dickson City had a population of 6,243 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Dickson City is located at latitude 41.4683 and longitude -75.6358 in Lackawanna County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Dickson City (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lackawanna County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 768 feet.
The Borough of Dickson City (GNIS ID: 1215319) 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 Dickson City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Dickson City: Dickson, Priceburg, Priceville.
|Population in Households||6,230|
|Population in Familes||4,775|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||13|
|Average Household Size||2.25|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,976 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,759 (59.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,012 (34.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||205 ( 6.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$157,842|
|Average Home Value||$170,452|
|Median Household Income||$44,842|
|Average Household Income||$57,243|
|Per Capita Income||$25,454|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.6%|
|Per Capita Income||1.29%|
The table below compares Dickson City 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||# 193||89th|
|Population Density1||# 931||47th|
|Diversity Index2||# 540||69th|
|Median Household Income||# 1113||37th|
|Per Capita Income||# 814||54th|
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