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Dunmore, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Dunmore had a population of 14,150 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Dunmore is located at latitude 41.414 and longitude -75.6063 in Lackawanna County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Dunmore (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Lackawanna County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 968 feet.

The Borough of Dunmore (GNIS ID: 1215320) 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 Dunmore population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dunmore: Bucktown.

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Dunmore, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,150
Daytime Population: Workers 6,995
Daytime Population: Residents 7,282
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,277
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 13,195
Population in Familes 9,887
Population in Group Qrtrs 955
Population Density2 1,587
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $51,798
Average Household Income $69,711
Per Capita Income $31,094


Total Housing Units 6,613 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,396 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,615 (39.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 602 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $164,518
Average Home Value $186,948


Total Households 6,011
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 3,360
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.09% 0.14%
Households 0.03% 0.08%
Families -0.11% -0.01%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Dunmore, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dunmore to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 52 97th
Population Density # 817 54th
Diversity Index # 589 66th
Median Household Income # 873 51st
Per Capita Income # 439 75th

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