The Borough of Old Forge had a population of 8,330 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Old Forge is located at latitude 41.3705 and longitude -75.7409 in Lackawanna County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Old Forge (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lackawanna County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 738 feet.
The Borough of Old Forge (GNIS ID: 1215326) 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 Old Forge 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 Old Forge: Barbertown, Rendham.
|Population in Households||8,327|
|Population in Familes||6,457|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||3|
|Average Household Size||2.23|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,066 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,477 (60.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,252 (30.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||337 ( 8.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$145,268|
|Average Home Value||$167,471|
|Median Household Income||$50,798|
|Average Household Income||$58,462|
|Per Capita Income||$26,179|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.23%|
|Per Capita Income||1.71%|
The table below compares Old Forge 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||# 128||93rd|
|Population Density1||# 558||68th|
|Diversity Index2||# 680||62nd|
|Median Household Income||# 822||53rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 744||58th|
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